Estimates of the magnitude of the earthquake are between 5.8 and 6.4 on the Richter scale.
It is not known whether he caused any injuries, but the force is believed to have been felt in Turkey, Egypt, Syria and Israel.
The epicenter is 149 km southeast of Karpathos, the US United States Geological Survey said in an update this morning.
The Euro-Mediterranean Seismological Center (ESMC) posted on Twitter: “This M6.4 #earthquake was felt in the eastern Mediterranean, in southern Greece, in southern Greece. “
He later said the earthquake occurred about 219 km south of Rodos.
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A Twitter user replied to the agency: “The earthquake was well felt in Jerusalem.
Another wrote: “In Helwan, Cairo was very strong.
CCTV video purportedly from Crete in the aftermath of the earthquake shows store shelves swaying as the building shakes.
Objects can be seen falling to the floor, but the furniture does not fall in the clip.
Last week, a 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck the Greek island of Crete, issuing a tsunami warning.
Last Wednesday’s earthquake hit the east coast of the island at a depth of 10 km, causing terrifying tremors.
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