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6.4 magnitude earthquake jolts the Greek Island of Crete, several aftershocks reported

The Greek island of Crete has been hit by a 6.4-magnitude earthquake, according to theĀ US Geological Survey (USGS), with the epicentre near the eastern tip. Some buildings were damaged, and thousands of people were seen leaving their homes in panic. There are so far no reports of casualties. Greece’s Institute of Geodynamics put the epicentre […]

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Earthquake of 5.8-magnitude hits Greece’s biggest island of Crete, one person killed

An earthquake has struck the southern Greek island of Crete, with reports that at least one person was killed and several wounded as buildings collapsed. People were sent rushing out on to the streets when the magnitude-5.8 quake struck around 9:15am. Several aftershocks followed. Greek media reported that one man died after a church collapsed […]