The 5.3-magnitude earthquake on the Richter scale was registered on the Greek island of Crete at 7.40 am Bulgarian time, with a depth of 107 km below the ground.
Its epicenter is 333 km south of Athens and 35 km southwest of Heraklion.
So far, there is no information on victims and or injured people.
5.3 magnitude earthquake on the Richter Scale was registered in Greece. The tremor was recorded at 11.13 am
There is no information about seriously injured people or major damages. There were power cuts in Athens.
The epicentre of the earthquake is located 23 km northwest of Athens, reports the European Mediterranean Seismological Center.
Police at Lesvos' airport on Tuesday detained a 57-year-old man after finding multiple fragments of a petrified forest in the island's west in his luggage.
Officers found five chunks and 15 fragments of fossilized wood in the man's possession. He now faces charges of violating the national customs code and forestry laws, and theft.