Earthquake Hits Greece, 5.1 Magnitude Quake Reported Near Athens

07/08/2013 11:03 BST | Updated 07/08/2013 11:15 BST
GREECE Central Athens Plaka - Ancient Agora and Acropolis on top. Old ruined columns behind a fence with houses and a hill in the background.

An earthquake has hit Greece, causing buildings to shake, it has been reported.

The magnitude 5.1 quake was felt in Athens and rattled buildings for "several seconds", according to Reuters.

US Geological Survey data said the quake's epicentre had been 78 miles north west of the capital.