Two quakes jolt Mount Athos (VIDEO)

Minor quakes jolt Mount Athos

Minor quakes jolt Mount Athos

Two earthquakes were recorded on Sunday in the area of Mount Athos, in northern Greece.

A 5.2 Richter quake was recorded at 01:50am with no damages reported.

Video captured at Axion Estin – Monastery of Karyes during the quake, was posted on Facebook.

In the video, the fathers seem to remain calm during the earthquake.

1.50 πρωί του Τ. Σταυρου

Ο Σεισμός την ωρα της αγρυπνιας του Τ. Σταυρου στο Ιερό του Πρωτάτου

Posted by Ι.Ν. Πρωτάτου Καρυών -Άξιον Εστί on Saturday, 26 September 2020

The second light quake measuring 4.2 on the Richter scale was recorded at 3:22pm.

The epicentre was 18 km south-southwest of Mt. Athos and originated at a depth of 15km.

According to sources, there were slight damages at the police station of Karyes.

Seismologists are closely monitoring the situation.