An earthquake of magnitude 6 occurred 27 km northwest of Larissa, Greece, the National Observatory of Athens (NOA) reported.
The quake hit at a shallow depth of 10 km beneath the epicenter near Larissa. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised as seismologists review data and refine their calculations.
According to reports, the earthquake was felt in Larissa, Trikala, Thessaloniki and even Athens
It was followed by a second quake measuring 4.4 Richter three minutes later, with an epicentre 7.0 km from Elassona.
Footage shows residents of Larissa taking to the streets.
The Mayor of Elassona, Nikos Gatas, said that he has already given an order to start investigations for any damage to all public and municipal buildings.
Professor of Geology, Efthymios Lekkas said that that the earthquake “was felt in half of the country.”
Until now, there have been no reports of injuries.