A severe earthquake in the Aegean Sea on Friday afternoon caused damage to buildings and roads in Greece and Turkey.

No casualties have been reported so far.

According to the Athens Seismological Institute, the quake had a magnitude of 6.6.

The epicenter of the quake was just north of the island of Samos, but the quake was also felt in the Greek capital.

Inhabitants of Samos are advised to stay away from the coastal areas.

According to local media, the earthquake caused, among other things, damage to buildings.

The quake could also be felt in the Turkish city of Istanbul.

In the coastal city of Izmir, the quake led, among other things, to a collapsed building and flooding, reports

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