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.