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Greece rocked by second earthquake in a week as strong 6.0 magnitude tremor strikes Mediterranean

Greece was rocked today by its second earthquake in a week as a strong magnitude 6.0 tremor struck in the Mediterranean off Turkey.

Shockwaves were felt as far away as Israel and Egypt when the quake struck at 6.32am GMT. There was no immediate report of any damage or casualties.

'Really felt that one... Lasted for 30 seconds,' said a witness from Lindos on the Greek island of Rhodes. 

It also shook the Cypriot capital Nicosia, Beirut, Cairo and other cities in Egypt, as well as parts of Israel and the Palestinian Territories. 

Dramatic surveillance footage from a supermarket in Crete shows goods falling from the shelves and lamp shades swaying as the tremors struck.

The Turkish Disaster and Emergency Management Directorate said the undersea quake struck 117 miles off the resort town of Kas, in Antalya province

The Turkish Disaster and Emergency Management Directorate said the undersea quake struck 117 miles off the resort town of Kas, in Antalya province.

Kas' district governor, Saban Arda Yazici, said authorities had not received any reports of damage or injury in Kas or its environs.

Turkey sits on top of major faultlines and earthquakes are frequent.

At least 17,000 people died in a powerful earthquake in northwest Turkey in 1999. 

Two powerful quakes rattled Crete in recent weeks, killing one person and damaging buildings.

A Greek seismologist said Tuesday's quake came from a different African fault and no aftershocks were expected.