1 Person Dies Of M5.8 Earthquake Shakes Greece's Crete

Earthquake In Greece

Earthquake In Greece

Netgenz - Politic International | At least someone is said to have died because an earthquake with a magnitude of 5.8 shook Crete, Greece, on Monday (27/9). Reuters reported that the epicenter of the quake was 23 km northwest of Arvi, Crete, with a depth of 10 km. The ruling faction in the capital Athens said the earthquake occurred at around 09.17 local times.

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The European Center for Mediterranean Seismology (EMSC) said several aftershocks had occurred in the region, and the strongest had a magnitude of 4.6. Public television station ERT reported that a man died while repairing a church that collapsed due to the earthquake. Mayor Arkalohori explained to Skai TV that two churches and other buildings in the hamlet had been destroyed.

2 people are reported to have been entangled in debris because of this incident. Initially, the EMSC described the earthquake as having a magnitude of 6.5. However, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said the quake had a magnitude of 6.0. Due to the earthquake, residents immediately left their homes. Many people claim that their houses and buildings were destroyed by the earthquake. Until now, there is still no further news regarding other victims and losses due to the earthquake.

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