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Powerful Earthquake Strikes Off Crete

A magnitude 5.3 undersea earthquake rattled Greece’s southern island of Crete on Tuesday evening, but there were no reports of damage or injuries.

According to Greece’s Geodynamic Institute the quake occurred at 11.59 p.m. at a depth of 27.1 kilometers.

The epicenter was placed at 75 kilometers east of the town of Aghios Nikolaos.

A quake measuring 6.1. was recorded off Crete on November 27.

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