Very strong earthquake in Crete this afternoon – 6 Richter

A very strong earthquake measuring 6 on the Richter scale “hit” Crete a few minutes ago. Its focal depth is only 10 kilometers. See on the map the focus of the seismic vibration that was felt mainly in Heraklion and Lassithi.

According to the Euro-Mediterranean Institute’s automatic solution, the quake measured 6 on the Richter scale and had a focal depth of just 10 kilometers.

The epicenter was reported 122 kilometers southeast of Heraklion in the sea area south of the island of Chrysi and more specifically 97 kilometers from Ierapetra.


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