Crete Hit By 6.4 Magnitude Earthquake
Provided By - Video Elephant on October 12, 2021
A large 6.4 magnitude earthquake has hit the holiday island of Crete.
Following the tremor, a tsunami warning has also been issued for the area.
The quake struck the east coast of the island at a depth of 10km under the village of Palekastro.
The village is 84km away from the popular tourist destination of Agios Nikolaos.
There were no immediate reports of serious damage or injury after the earthquake.
The earthquake was also felt on the Greek Islands of Karpathos, Kassos and Rhodes.
Police and fire crews were checking buildings in the area for damage.