2 Strong Quakes Rattle Athens

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2 Strong Quakes Rattle Athens: 2 Strong Quakes Rattle Athens Two strong earthquakes have been felt in the Greek capital Athens Saturday morning. File photo

Two strong earthquakes with magnitude of 5.6 points and 4.8 points on the Richter scale have been registered near the Greek capital Athens.

The first shock was felt at 6:52 am Saturday morning. According to the European Seismology Center, the quake had an epicenter with a depth of 10 km, located 85 km west of Athens.

The second shock was registered at 9:15 am. The epicenter is 350 km southwest of the Bulgarian capital Sofia, near the Greek-Albanian border, also with a depth of 10 km.

There are no reports of casualties or damage.

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