A moderate earthquake with a magnitude of 5.1 hit Monday the western Greek island of Kefalonia, the Athens Geodynamic Institute said.

There were no immediate reports of damages or injuries.

The quake's epicenter was registered beneath the seabed west off the island, , the institute said.

The island is among the areas enveloped by blazes that have recently burnt forests and villages all across the country, killing at least 61 people.