Series of quakes strike south of Crete

A series of undersea quakes, the strongest of which measured 4.2 on the Richter scale, shook the seabed off the southern coast of Crete on Friday morning but there were no reports of any injuries or damage ashore.

The epicenter of the quakes was located between 59 and 81 kilometers southwest of Irakleio, according to seismologists.

The first 4.2-magnitude quake struck shortly before 6 a.m. and was followed by a 3.6-magnitude tremor at 6.15 a.m. and a 4.1-level quake shortly before 6.30 a.m.

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