A 6.8-magnitude earthquake has struck Greece, according to the United States Geological Service (USGS). The earthquake struck early Friday morning 35 km southwest of Lithakia, Greece. It struck at a depth of about 16.6 km.
The USGS PAGER service estimates that there is a 66% chance that the damage from the earthquake will be in the millions of U.S. Dollars.
UPDATE: There are reports of sea level changes, indicating a possible tsunami
Sea level changes observed. DO NOT STAY ON BEACHES. TSUNAMI CAN LAST SEVERAL HOURS https://t.co/I8ZEUXQdqN
— EMSC (@LastQuake) October 25, 2018
This earthquake is not expected to cause damage. However a LOCAL tsunami was observed in the sea level instrument nearby of about 20cm. This can cause strong local current. Just do not go on beaches
— EMSC (@LastQuake) October 26, 2018