Today, more than ten earthquakes have been registered in the area of Crete. The strongest earthquake with a magnitude of 4.5 on the Richter scale occurred at 11:12, after which 13 aftershocks were recorded, according to the electronic edition of the Greek newspaper “Proto Tema”. According to the Euro-Mediterranean Seismological Center, the last earthquake was registered at 17:14 and had a magnitude of 4.1 on the Richter scale. The Geodynamic Institute of the Greek National Observatory gives a magnitude of 3.9 on the Richter scale.
All ground forces have one epicenter, southeast of the village of Akralohori, where a strong earthquake was recorded after September, killing one person and destroying many buildings.
Greek media report that all schools on the island remain closed as a precaution.