Strong 6.0-magnitude quake hits off Crete, Greece

A strong earthquake struck off the Greek island of Crete on Friday afternoon, seismologists said, but no tsunami warnings were issued.

The 6.0-magnitude earthquake at 1329 GMT was centered about 134 kilometers (83 miles) east of the city of Heraklion on Crete, or about 59 kilometers (36 miles) northeast of Palaíkastron. It struck about 10 kilometers (6.2 miles) deep, according to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Center.

Other details were not immediately available.

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