07:43 GMT26 February 2021
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    Two new earthquakes occurred late on Saturday near the coast of the Greek resort island of Kos in the Aegean Sea, Athens’ Institute of Geodynamics said.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — On Friday, a 6.7 magnitude earthquake hit the Turkish and Greek coastline of the Aegean Sea, leaving two people on the island of Kos dead and over a hundred more injured.

    According to the Institute of Geodynamics, a new quake of 4.4 magnitude occurred at 17:09 GMT some 20 kilometers (12.4 miles) to the northeast of the island of Kos at a depth of 10 kilometers. The next aftershock, of a 4.6 magnitude, was registered 16 minutes later.

    There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage. No tsunami warning was issued.


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