NEWS

Moderate earthquake hits off southeastern Peloponnese

A moderate earthquake measuring 4.7 on the Richter scale, struck off the coast of Laconia, in the southeastern Peloponnese, on Friday.

The epicenter of the tremor, which occurred shortly after 3.30 p.m., was 16 kilometers out to sea at a depth of 5 kilometers.

There were no reports of injuries or damage.