5.6 magnitude quake hits off Greek coast: USGS

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Posted: Apr 16, 2012 7:51 AM
5.6 magnitude quake hits off Greek coast: USGS

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A 5.6 magnitude earthquake struck off the southwestern coast of Greece on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The quake was centered about 36 miles west-southwest of Kalamata, Greece, and occurred at a depth of 24 miles, USGS said.

There were no immediate reports of any damage.

(Reporting By Eric Beech; Editing by Catherine Evans)