Earthquake on the Island of Crete

Old Oct 12th, 2013, 07:10 AM
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Earthquake on the Island of Crete

There has been a strong earthquake on Crete, the epicenter was 65 Kilometers west of Chania. It was 6,2 on the Richter scale,

The quake took place 2 hours ago, at 16:00 hrs local time.
There are no injuries or major damages reported so far.

Will post more, as soon as there is more information from the Greek Media.
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Old Oct 12th, 2013, 09:21 AM
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Ok, no big deal no need to worry, we have many Earthquakes in Greece we are completely used to it and the buildings are built to stand up to 9 Richter.
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Old Oct 12th, 2013, 09:39 AM
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Wasn't it an earthquake that destroyed Knossos?
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Old Oct 12th, 2013, 09:43 AM
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There are no injuries or damages, the earthquake was finally 6.3 on the Richter scale.
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Old Oct 12th, 2013, 10:00 AM
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Fingers crossed for my Chania friends.
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Fortunately the epicentre was out at sea: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquak...00kbn7#summary
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Old Oct 12th, 2013, 10:25 AM
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This is a video taken from a security cam of a Super market in Chania, during the earthquake.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VojcHfuF3aI
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