Α 5.0-magnitude Earthquake shook the Greek Island of Rhodes, in Greece’s Dodecanese islands archipelago, on Sunday afternoon (14:30 pm).
There has been no immediate reports of injuries or damage. A preliminary reading by the Athens Institute of Geodynamics showed the tremor occurred Denzili erea in South Turkey, northeast from Rhodes.
So far, there are no reported casualties but the quake was strong enough to worry locals in Rhodes and the neighboring Greek islands.Earthquakes have historically caused widespread damage across central and southern Greece, Cyprus, Sicily and other neighboring regions.
Last year a series of strong earthquakes on the island of Kefalonia damaged hundreds of homes and injured more than a dozen people.