A powerful 5.7 earthquake strikes off Nisyros coast

It was an underwater tremor

A powerful 5.7 magnitude earthquake on the Richter scale was recorded at 01:14 today Tuesday in the sea area off the island of Nisyros.

The tremor was located underwater and fortunately, no damage was reported on the island. The earthquake was located at a distance of 24 km SW of the city of Nisyros.

The island is part of the Dodecanese group of islands, situated between the islands of Kos and Tilos.

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