A strong earthquake shook Crete a few minutes ago. The epicenter was reported 9 kilometers southwest of Arvit.

According to the Geodynamic Institute, the quake had a magnitude of 5.5 on the Richter scale. It was then revised and was somewhere at 5.3 points.

The tremor was visible and shocking almost all over Crete. The quake had a focal depth of 24.9 km. Recall that Greece is going through difficult days due to the storm that has affected part of the country.