4.4 Richter quake hits Peloponnese

An earthquake measuring 4.4 on the Richter scale jolted the area of Patras, in the Peloponnese, at 7.40 a.m. on Thursday morning.

According to seismologists, the quake?s epicenter was located some 61 kilometers southwest of the port city.

No reports were made of injuries or other damage.