A 5.3 Richter quake rattles area between Crete and Kasos

A moderate earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Richter scale shook a sea area between the islands of Crete and Kasos in the southern Aegean Sea early on Saturday.

According to the Geodynamic Institute in Athens the tremor took place at 1.34 a.m. and its epicenter was located 67 kilometers west of Kasos.