A 6.6 magnitude earthquake hits Turkey and Greece

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  • The Telegraph published this video item, entitled “A 6.6 magnitude earthquake hits Turkey and Greece” – below is their description.

    A major 6.6 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of western Turkey on Friday, the US Geological Survey said, with initial reports indicating damage to buildings but no immediate casualties. The USGS said the quake was registered 14 kilometres (8.6 miles) off the Greek town of Neon Karlovasion on the Aegean Sea island of Samos. Public television in Greece reported a mini-tsunami hit Samos as a result of the quake, causing damage to some buildings. Subscribe to The Telegraph on YouTube ► https://bit.ly/3idrdLH To read more about the earthquake, go to: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/10/30/70-magnitude-earthquake-destroys-houses-greece-turkey/ Telegraph.co.uk and YouTube.com/TelegraphTV are websites of The Telegraph, the UK’s best-selling quality daily newspaper providing news and analysis on UK and world events, business, sport, lifestyle and culture.

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