A minor earthquake measuring 3.5 on the Richter scale was recorded at 01:40 on Wednesday, at Nea Apollonia in the region of Volvi. According to the Athens Observatory Geodynamic Institute, the tremor had a depth of 5 klm and it was felt in Thessaloniki.

Seismologists said there was no reason for concern.

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