BREAKING NEWS

Greece has been rattled by an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.6.

The tremors were felt at 11.08pm local time. The epicentre was in the south-eastern island of Hydra, just 89 kms away from the Greek capital of Athens.

So far there are no reports of injuries or damage.

The country is the sight of frequent tremors.

Earlier on this year, the island of Kefalonia suffered damage to buildings following a series of quakes of a stronger magnitude to that experienced on Friday.