A 6.8-magnitude earthquake on the Greek island of Zante overnight could be felt in much of southern Italy and spooked many people.

INGV tells people to stay away from beaches.
Italy news site reported that the earthquake was felt as far as southern Italy.
It claimed firefighters in the regions of Sicily, Calabria and Puglia received thousands of phone calls after the quake struck.Italy’s Institute of Geophysics issued an ‘orange’ alert and told people to stay away from beaches in Calabria, Basilicata, Puglia and Sicilia (on the Ionian side) due to possible variations in the sea level of up to one metre.