4.4 Richter earthquake jolts the Ionian Sea early on Monday

An earthquake measuring 4.4 on the Richter scale shook the Ionian Sea early on Monday.

The tremor struck at 04:44 am, 70 klm south-west of Zakynthos.

The island has been experiencing several strong aftershocks following a temblor on October 26 that measured 6.4 on the Richter scale.