Powerful earthquake hits Rhodes

Powerful earthquake hits Rhodes

PanARMENIAN.Net - A 6.0-magnitude earthquake has struck near the Greek island of Rhodes on Monday, July 9.

The quake hit at 4:55 pm, Turkey's Kandilli observatory has said. The tremors caused by the quake were felt in the Turkish provinces of Antalya, Muğla and other cities along the Aegean and Mediterranean coasts.

The USGS has reported the quake's magnitude as 5.6.

There were no reports of death or injury, according to Hurriyet Daily News.

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