Tremors hit southeastern Crete


A tremor measuring 3.9 on the Richter scale rattled the areas of Ierapetra and Makris Yialos in southeastern Crete, at 7.55 a.m. on Saturday, the Geodynamic Institute in Athens reported.

No injuries or damage were reported following the tremor, whose epicenter was located at sea, some 70 kilometers south of Ierapetra.

This was the second quake to hit the area on Saturday, after a 3.4 magnitude quake occurred at 5.45 a.m.

A 4.6 Richter quake was registered in the same area last Thursday.