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Moderate quake rattles northern Crete

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A 4.8-magnitude earthquake struck off the northern coast of Crete on Monday morning, according to a preliminary reading of the Athens Geodynamic Institute.

The tremor’s epicenter was 68 kilometers north of Agios Nikolaos and was at a depth of 55.2 kilometers.

The quake was felt on the eastern part of the island and Iraklio, but no reports of injuries or damages were immediately reported.