Moderate quake recorded off Karpathos


Scientists say a moderate undersea earthquake with a magnitude of 4.2 has struck southeast Greece.

Athens’ Geodynamic Institute reports that the tremor struck at 4.01 a.m. about 65 kilometers southwest of Karpathos island at a depth of 7.5 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.