Latest News
Earthquake measuring 5.3 on Richter scale jolts Crete island: Greek seismologists
Last Updated: 2017-07-17 10:10 | Xinhua
 Save  Print   E-mail

A strong earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Richter scale jolted Crete island on Saturday night, according to the Geodynamic Institute of the Athens Observatory.

No injuries have been reported so far to local authorities, according to Greek national news agency AMNA.

The tremor's epicenter was located in the sea area off the coast of Ierapetra city in southeastern Crete at about 10 kilometers depth, according to preliminary estimates by Greek seismologists.

Earlier the EuroMediterranean Seismological Center (EMCS) had given an estimate of 5.6 on the Richter scale for the same quake.

Share to 
Related Articles:
Most Popular
Chinese | BIG5 | Deutsch
Xinhuanet | | People's Daily Online | | CNTV | | Global Times | | China Youth International | Visit Beijing |
About | About the Economic Daily | Contact us
Copyright 2003-2015 China Economic Net. All right reserved