Light earthquake measuring 4.6R jolts Zakynthos

A light earthquake measuring 4.6 on the Richter scale was recorded early Tuesday in the sea region south of the island of Zakynthos.

According to the Geodynamics Institute of the National Observatory of Athens the quake was recorded at 03:41 and its epicentre was located 48 km south of Zakynthos.

The island of Zakynthos was hit by a 6.4 Richter quake on October 26 which provoked only material damages, since then the seismic events in the Ionian Sea are frequent.