Eartquake hits the Aegean Sea and causes damage in Greece and Turkey

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Series Details July 2017
Publication Date 21/07/2017
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An earthquake hit the Aegean Sea region in the early hours of 21 July 2017, reaching a magnitude between 6.3 and 6.7 according to different sources.

Turkey's Bodrum and Greece's island of Kos were the most affected areas by the earthquake, with reports of two people dead and many others injured.

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European Commission: DG Communication: STATEMENT/17/2111, 21.07.17: Statement by Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides on the earthquake in the Aegean Sea http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STATEMENT-17-2111_en.htm
Kathimerini, 21.07.17: Strong quake off Turkish and Greek coasts kills two, injures scores http://www.ekathimerini.com/220266/article/ekathimerini/news/strong-quake-off-turkish-and-greek-coasts-kills-two-injures-scores
Reuters, 20.07.17: Strong quake off Turkish and Greek coasts kills two, injures dozens https://www.reuters.com/article/us-quake-turkey-idUSKBN1A5304
BBC News, 21.07.17: Greece-Turkey earthquake: 'We thought we were being attacked' http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40681245
Greek Reporter, 21.07.17: 2 Dead on Kos Island from 6.4 Earthquake Off Turkey’s Coast http://greece.greekreporter.com/2017/07/21/2-dead-on-kos-island-from-6-4-earthquake-off-turkeys-coast-video/
Deutsche Welle, 21.07.17: Strong earthquake hits Greece, Turkey http://p.dw.com/p/2gueR

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