Tremor of 4.9 Richter reported in southeastern Aegean

An earthquake measuring 4.9 on the Richter scale was recorded in the early hours of Friday off the coast of Kasos, an island in the southeastern Aegean.

According to the Athens-based Geodynamic Institute of the National Observatory, the tremor hit at 3.34 a.m. and its epicenter was located some 17 miles off the northeastern coast of the island.

No damages or injuries were reported.