ATHENS, Greece: A moderate earthquake shook parts of northwestern Greece on Friday, the Athens Geodynamic Institute reported. No damage or injuries were reported.

The temblor, which had a preliminary magnitude of 4.8, occurred just after 2 p.m. (1200GMT). Its epicenter was east of the town of Paramythia in Thesprotia province, about 315 kilometers (200 miles) northwest of Athens. The quake was felt in surrounding areas.

Greece lies in one of the world's most seismically active regions.