Strong earthquake hits Cephalonia island in Greece

A strong earthquake hit the island of Cephalonia in western Greece.

Strong earthquake hits Cephalonia island in Greece

World Bulletin / News Desk

A strong earthquake rocked the island of Cephalonia in western Greece on Sunday but there were no immediate reports of casualties or serious damage.

The 5.8 magnitude quake struck at 1355 GMT, according to the Athens Geodynamic Institute. No tsunami warning was issued.

"It was a very strong quake and it scared people. So far we have no reports of injuries but there are reports of damage in the road network and in homes but (it is) ... not major," a police official on the Ionian Sea island told Reuters.

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