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Earthquake of Magnitude 6.3 Jolts Greek Island of Crete

An earthquake of magnitude 6.3 struck the Greek Island of Crete on Oct 12, 2021. (File photo: Reuters)

An earthquake of magnitude 6.3 struck the Greek Island of Crete on Oct 12, 2021. (File photo: Reuters)

There were no immediate reports of damage or injury.

A strong earthquake has jolted the Greek island of Crete, three weeks after another temblor killed a man on the island and damaged hundreds of buildings.

The Geodynamic Institute in Athens said the earthquake that struck Tuesday morning had a preliminary magnitude of 6.3 and occurred undersea off the eastern coast of the island.

There were no immediate reports of damage or injury.

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first published:October 12, 2021, 15:45 IST