New 5.3 magnitude earthquake in Greece on the Island of Crete

5.3 magnitude earthquake 4 km from Arkalochóri, Crete, Greece

5.3 magnitude earthquake 4 km from Arkalochóri, Crete, Greece

This is the 42nd felt #earthquake in Crete, Greece in the last 24 hours

Residents of Iraklio in Crete were sent scurrying into the streets again on Tuesday morning by a fresh tremor of over 5 on the Richter scale.

According to the Geodynamic Institute of the National Observatory of Athens, the 7.48 a.m. tremor had a preliminary magnitude of 5.4 Richter and its epicentre was 23 kilometres south-southwest of the city of Iraklio.

Yesterday A strong, prolonged earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of at least 5.8 struck the Greek island of Crete on Monday, killing one person and injuring 20 while damaging homes and churches and causing rock slides near the country’s fourth-largest city.

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