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Moderate quake recorded near Nafpaktos, western Greece

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Scientists say a moderate undersea earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.6 has struck western Greece.

Athens’ Geodynamic Institute reports that the tremor struck at 8.45 a.m. about 11 kilometers southwest of the city of Nafpaktos at a depth of 5 kilometers.

No damage or injuries have been reported so far.

Greece lies in an active seismic region and tremors of such magnitudes are a frequent occurrence.