6.3 Earthquake Shakes Greek Island Lesbos

StoryfulWeatherPublished: June 12, 2017137 views
Published: June 12, 2017

A powerful earthquake rocked the Greek island of Lesbos on Monday afternoon, June 12, destroying buildings and causing a landslide, according to Greek reports. The US Geological Survey recorded a 6.3-magnitude earthquake off Turkey’s Aegean coast near Lesbos, with tremors felt in Istanbul and Athens. A volunteer working with refugees on Lesbos recorded the damage in the village of Vrissa, where tremors brought down collapsed buildings.

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