Greece has been rocked by seven tremors near a popular holiday hotspot as a local expert forecast further tremors that could hit today.  Thessaloniki, the country’s second-largest city, was hit at the 6.24am local time (4.24am GMT) on Tuesday and measured up at 5.1 on the Richter scale. Kostas Papazachos, a Professor of Seismology of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, warned that the flurry of activity could continue based on the history of the region. He said:

“From our experience, we find that the earthquakes will not stop immediately.  “There will be an evolution of activity. “We are cautious in the early hours. “We are dealing mainly with East-West fault, fault that defines Mount Beles to the south, fissures that are triggered and give us these little earthquakes. “I think that this phenomenon will continue for at least 1-2 days because if we look behind us and see the seismic history of the area, READ MORE