Aftershock causes panic in Kos

Aftershock causes panic in Kos

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A strong aftershock has Saturday again for the turmoil on the Greek island of Kos. In Kos town, fleeing locals and tourists flock to the outside when the ground shortly after 20.00 hours (local time) violently began to shake. The trembling stopped about 10 seconds.

The Greek seismological institute reported that the quake a magnitude of 4.4. The epicenter lay twenty kilometres from Kos.

The earthquake that Kos Thursday night hit, had a magnitude of 6.5. Then, there are still several aftershocks. The shock of Saturday night belongs to the heaviest.

On the Greek island currently reside some thousands of Dutch people.

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