An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.4 occurred south of the Greek holiday island of Rhodes. There were no reports of damage or injuries.

Athens Geodynamic Institute says the undersea quake occurred at 5:05 p.m. (1405 GMT) Friday at a depth of 25 miles (40 kilometers).

Earthquakes are common in Greece and neighboring Turkey.

The U.S. Geological Survey reported the quake as being of magnitude 5.9.