Moderate tremors felt on Crete, Kasos

An undersea quake measuring 4.3 on the Richter scale struck off the southern coast of the island of Crete in the early hours of Monday.

There were no reports of damage or injuries.

According to the Athens Geodynamic Institute, the quake’s epicenter was located 17 kilometers below the seabed, 42 kilometers west of the coastal town of Ierapetra.

Later on Monday, a second quake measuring magnitude 4.4 was recorded in the area of Kasos island, east of Crete. The tremor’s epicenter was located 10 kilometers below the seabed, 35 kilometers south of Kasos.

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