According to the Seismological Laboratory of the University of Athens, a 6.8 magnitude earthquake shook Greece. The epicenter was reported 24 kilometers northwest of Samos.
The televised address of the Greek Prime Minister got postponed due to the earthquake.
The tremors were also felt in Athens. Part of the Church of Nativity collapsed.
There has been no information about the victims.
A 6.6 magnitude earthquake shook the coast of Izmir, Turkey recently, followed by demolition.