5.1 Earthquake Hits Greek Chalkidiki Peninsula
A strong earthquake with a magnitude of 5.1 on the Richter scale was registered in the southern part of the Greek Kassandra peninsula, Chalkidiki at 8.29 am EEST.
The epicenter of the quake was located 13 km away from Polychrono, a tourist town located in the eastern part of the peninsula of Kassandra, Focus news reports.
According to Greek media outlets, some 5 minutes before the 5.1 jolt, another earthquake of 4.9 on the Richter scale hit the peninsula.
So far, no damages or victims were reported.
The temblor was felt in Thessaloniki - the second largest city in Greece, as well.
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