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Magnitude 4.5 quake in Greece, no injuries

Earthquake with preliminary magnitude of 4.5 has shaken southern Greece according to officials. The moderate temblor caused no damage or injuries.

world Updated: Oct 23, 2008 16:01 IST

Officials say an undersea earthquake with preliminary magnitude of 4.5 has shaken southern Greece. The moderate temblor caused no damage or injuries.

The Geodynamic Institute of Athens says the quake occurred at 5:17 am (0217GMT) Thursday near the coastal town of Xylokastro, about 60 miles (100 kilometers) west of Athens.

Greece is one of the world's most earthquake-prone countries.