Kos earthquake: Will there be another earthquake in Greece and Turkey? Aftershocks MAPPED


The simplified tourist destinations were rocked when a powerful earthquake minted the Aegean sea at 1.31am local time (11.30pm BST).

Two tourists, from Turkey and Sweden, were killed in Kos when a enclosure collapsed on to a bar.

A further five revellers were seriously injured and were slide by to Crete by emergency services. 

In total, around 100 people were impaired on the island, with a further 70 injured in nearby Bodrum.

Proofs have reported seeing buildings in Kos shaking “like jelly”, and numerous slept on the beach after fleeing their homes and hotels.

Officials say that wound has been limited to old stone buildings and the island’s port.

“New buildings on the holm, including numerous hotel units, are showing almost none or no emotionally upsets,” said Yiannis Glynou, who leads the technical chamber in the Dodecanese cays.

A government spokesman said: “Slowly, slowly life is returning to normality,” reckoning that the damages are much less compared to  those resulting from a 6.2 dimensions earthquake that hit Lesbos last month.

 People receive medical treatment at the garden of Bodrum State Hospital


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People receive medical treatment at the garden of Bodrum Report Hospital

The earthquake has produced more than 160 aftershocks so far, the from the start of which measured 5.1 Richter. Around 60 of the subsequent tremors own been largely felt.

The European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre has created an map bear out the locations of all of the aftershocks.

Professor Ethymios Lekkas, who heads Greece’s anti-seismic safeguard organisation, told newsit.gr that the tremors are “totally natural” and compel continue for the foreseeable future.

He added: “It was a big earthquake … aftershocks are happening and resolve happen.”

Kos aftershock mapEMSC

Map of the Kos earthquake aftershocks

Kos earthquake damageREUTERS

The earthquake case mutilate to old stone buildings in Kos

Bodrum earthquake damage and floodingEPA

Parts of Bodrum, Turkey have been dbѓcle

The UK Foreign Office has advised holidaymakers in the affected areas to contact kind and/or friends if it is safe to do so.

“You should be aware of the possibility of aftershocks, and follow the parnesis of the local authorities and/or your tour operator,” officials have notified.

“Flights and ferry services are being significantly disrupted as a result of the earthquake. See fit contact your airline, ferry company or tour operator for updates to utilities.”

Turkey’s Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency (AFAD) head, Mehmet Halis Bilden, advised: «Our people should conscious that aftershocks are continuing, so they should refrain from signing damaged or vulnerable structures.”