China Posted September 27, 2021 Author Share Posted September 27, 2021 1 person dead, buildings damaged as 5.8 magnitude earthquake strikes Greek island of Crete One man has died and nine people have been injured following a strong earthquake that shook the Greek island of Crete on Monday, Greece's General Secretariat for Civil Protection confirmed to CNN. The earthquake, which hit at 9.17 a.m. local time, had a magnitude of 5.8, according to the Athens Geodynamic Institute. It said the quake's epicenter was 14 miles northwest of the seaside village of Arvi in southeastern Crete, at a depth of six miles. The man who has been confirmed dead was removed unconscious from a chapel in the town of Arkalochori, south of the island's capital, Heraklion. He had been working on renovations to the chapel. Click on the link for the full article 1 Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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