Greece: A strong earthquake of magnitude M6.4, was registered at 159 KM SE of Karpathos

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A strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.1 shook the Greek island of Karpathos, in the southeastern Aegean Sea, on Tuesday morning, with reports saying it was felt as far as Egypt and Israel.

The tremor struck at 8.32 a.m. local time about 127 kilometers southeast of the island, at a depth of 58 kilometers, according to Athens’ Geodynamics Institute of National Observatory.

No damage or injuries were immediately reported.