Undersea quake rattles Karpathos island

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An undersea earthquake rattled Greece’s southern Aegean island of Karpathos on Friday, but there were no initial reports of damage or injuries.

The National Observatory's Geodynamic Institute gave a preliminary magnitude of 4.8 for the quake.

The quake occurred at 6.02 p.m. at a depth of 12.6 kilometers. The epicenter was located 39 kilometers northwest of Karpathos.