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4.3-magnitude tremor felt in eastern Crete

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A moderate earthquake hit in the sea area off the northeastern coast of Crete early Monday morning.

According to an automated reading of the Athens Geodynamic Institute, the tremor measured 4.3 on the Richter scale and was recorded 52 kilometres off the town of Sitia.

The Euro-Mediterranean Institute gave a preliminary reading of 4.6.