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Earthquake 5.1 recorded on rhodes today at 4:10 local time an aftershock relating to the quake on june 10th can anyone shed any light on if these are common occurences throughout the year have heard it about other islands but not on rhodes??.....thanks!

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1. Re: 5.1??

Yes, there are fault lines in the area and these are pretty frequent.

The one on 10th June was 5.8 I think.

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2. Re: 5.1??

Is this the earthquake on the coast of olu deniz on the 10 June? Was it felt in Rhodes as we never felt it?! Haha! Completely obliv to it until we got home & someone told us!

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3. Re: 5.1??

I was there on the 25th & this is the 1st I've heard about it.

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4. Re: 5.1??

Most Greek isles receive dozens of minor quakes every year, we have experienced quakes on Crete, Rhodes and Kos over the years, a 5.1 quake is nothing to worry about, at worst, you might hear the glasses chinking at the bar.

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5. Re: 5.1??

"shed any light on if these are common occurences throughout the year"

As GB says there are many little quakes every day, If you are interested you can see here just how common they are.


Anything less than a 6 should not be a problem, anything less than a 4.5 you will probably not even hear the glasses rattle.

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