An earthquake, measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale, shook the island of Kos at 10:42 am on Tuesday, with the epicenter located in the sea between Kos and the Turkish coast. No damages or injuries were reported.

Gerasimos Chouliaras, Geodynamic Institute’s research director, said it was a part of the powerful aftershock sequence expected in the natural course of events after the strong July earthquake and comes from the same area that gave the major quake.