Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.4 Earthquake hits Minahasa, Sulawesi, Indonesia.

5.1 Earthquake hits the Near Islands in the Aleutian Islands.

5.1 Earthquake hits near the east coast of Honshu, Japan.

5.0 Earthquake hits near the east coast of Honshu, Japan.

5.0 Earthquake hits the Izu Islands off Japan.

Aftershocks hit Greece

Two strong aftershocks have struck the Greek island of Kos within minutes of each other, sending startled residents and tourists scurrying away from homes and restaurants. A tremor measuring a preliminary 4.4 magnitude struck at 8.09pm local time (6.09on BST), sending restaurant customers scurrying toward the middle of the town’s main square, as far away as possible from buildings. Sixteen minutes later, a second 4.6-magnitude tremor struck, the Athens Geodynamics Institute reported. The first tremor had its epicentre only 13 miles northeast of Kos at a depth of 6 miles.

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