Tremor measuring 5.1 hits northeast of Karpathos

An earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale shook a sea area situated 141 kilometers northeast of the island of Karpathos, in the Dodecanese in the Aegean Sea, at 6.53 a.m. on Wednesday.

According to the European Mediterranean Seismological Center the quake’s epicenter was put at 77 kilometers below surface.