Quake Measuring 5.4 Richter Hits Crete

    An earthquake measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale shook the area near the Greek island of Gavdos, south of Crete, at 6.20 a.m. local time on Wednesday, according to seismologists.
    The earthquake, whose epicenter had a depth of 8 kilometers, was felt across the island of Crete.
    No damage or injuries were reported.
    Shortly later, a weaker undersea quake with preliminary magnitude 4.2 occurred near the island of Milos, north of Crete in the southern Aegean Sea. No damage or injuries were reported.



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