A strong earthquake of magnitude 5 occurred at 01:49 a.m. in the sea are to the east of Alonnisos island, according to the Institute of Geodynamics of the National Observatory of Athens. The earthquake was felt in Euboea and other areas, even in Athens.

According to the Institute announcement, the epicenter was 32 km to the east of Alonnisos, while the focal depth was around 13 km. No material damages have been reported so far.

Translation: Eleni Gogou