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Moderate earthquake rattles Greek holiday island

Other News Materials 19 July 2011 14:02
An earthquake measuring 5 on the Richter scale rattled the Greek holiday island of Zakynthos on Tuesday, but no damage or injuries were immediately reported, the Athens Geodynamic Institute said.
Moderate earthquake rattles Greek holiday island

An earthquake measuring 5 on the Richter scale rattled the Greek holiday island of Zakynthos on Tuesday, but no damage or injuries were immediately reported, the Athens Geodynamic Institute said, DPA reported.

The epicentre was located in the sea some 104 kilometres south-west of the island.

Residents and tourists on Zakynthos reportedly rushed out of their homes and hotels in panic as the quake hit at 10:13 am (0713 GMT).

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