New Earthquake: 6,1R Northwest of Crete! (photos) (Upd.3)

No casualties were reported

UPDATE: According to the new data released the magnitude of the earthquake was 6,1R while the focal depth estimated to be 70 km.


A strong 5.7 magnitude earthquake shook the island of Crete and the southeastern Peloponnese at 9:23 am.

The Euro-Mediterranean Institute has announced a magnitude 6 Richter earthquake.

The focal point was located at 74 km west of Chania.

The earthquake felt in Athens too.

The first estimated depth is 56km.

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