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Ongoing Seismic Activity in Crete

There is concern about the ongoing seismic activity on the island of Crete. There have been more than 35 aftershocks since June 15 when a strong earthquake was felt across the island, causing fear to the residents. According to an assessment of the Euro-Mediterranean Seismological Centre, the earthquake had a 6 Richter magnitude scale with its epicenter at sea, 85 km southeast of Tympakio, 143 km southwest of Ierapetra, and its focal depth was 10 km
Within the first few minutes after the earthquake, the electronic devices and the Internet connection didn’t function well, while no injuries or damages were reported.

On the morning of June 16, a new 3.4 Richter earthquake shook southern Crete.

Source: Greek Reporter
Monday, June 17, 2013