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Breaking news: Earthquake in Eastern Aegean between the Greek Islands of Chios and north of Samos

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Flooded sea-side street in port of Vathi Samos, following a mild tsunami

Breaking news: Earthquake in Eastern Aegean between the Greek Islands of Chios and north of Samos

At 6.6 on the Richter scale this strong earthquake a 11:51 GMT was felt  even in Athens, Crete and other areas of Greece as well as in the Anatolian coast – Minor Asia, with buildings there collapsing. A small tsunami followed flooding the streets at the port of Vathi in Samos – looked like the aftermath of a torrential rain .

We will revert with a full report tonight as there are fears of trapped people… Indeed we were shaken in Athens as the earthquake lasted over ten seconds….

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