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Strong Quake Shakes Athens, Knocks Out Telecoms in Capital

A strong earthquake jolted Athens on Friday, knocking out phone and cellphone connections, with no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

According to early reports, it was a 5.1-magnitude quake with an epicentre 23 kilometres (14 miles) northwest of Athens, according to the Greek geodynamic institute.

Source: Agence France Presse


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