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Magnitude 6.4 quake reported in Greece

By: Associated Press | Thessaloniki | Published on:May 24, 2014 5:21 pm

An earthquake beneath the sea shook northern Greece today, and at least one person was reported to be injured, police said.

The Institute of Geophysics at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki said the temblor had a magnitude of 6.3 while the US Geological Survey reported a magnitude of 6.4.

The epicenter was between the islands of Samothraki and Lemnos, and was 10 kilometers deep, the USGS said.

Police on Lemnos say part of the ceiling at the airport fell, injuring a female British tourist, but released no further details about her injuries immediately.

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