A magnitude 7.0 earthquake occurred in the Aegean Sea 62.9 km (39.1 miles) south southwest of İzmir, Turkey and 13 kilometers (8 miles) north northeast of the Greek island of Samos. Multiple deaths and injuries have been reported. Rescue operations are continuing. In Greece's island of Samos, two teenagers died. Buildings have been damaged in both countries. There are reports of at least 20 buildings destroyed in Izmir, Turkey, and reports of crushed cars. Some coastal towns have been flooded.