NNA - Several quakes shook parts of Greece on Tuesday morning. The strongest earthquake had a magnitude of 4.8 on the Richter scale. This was reported by the Geodynamic Institute of Athens. According to the report, the epicenter was 13 kilometers below the seabed southeast of the island of Evia. The earth tremors were also felt in the capital Athens, 60 kilometers away. The quake occurred shortly after 6:30 a.m. (local time). It was followed almost an hour later by two more earthquakes measuring 4.1 and 4.2 on the Richter scale.
"We have no information on casualties or damage so far," Lefteris Raviolos, mayor of the small town of Karystos on the island of Evia, told state radio ERT.