Earthquake Hits Crete, Greece

Important Takeaways:

  • Powerful 6.1-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Crete, Greece
  • According to the EMSC, the epicenter of the quake was located 89 kilometers (55 miles) from the city of Heraklion, at a depth of 80 kilometers (49 miles).
  • So far, there have been no reports of any damages or casualties caused by the earthquake.
  • The region lies in a seismologically active region as the Mediterranean Sea is a border between the African and Eurasian plates. As a result, Greece, Turkey, and other countries experience frequent tremors

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