The second earthquake in two days hit Crete

An earthquake of magnitude 5.3 has occurred on the Greek island of Crete. This was reported on Tuesday, September 28, by the newspaper Proto Thema.

The earthquake was recorded at 04:48 UTC . According to information from European Seismological Center (ESMC), the epicenter was located 18 km south-east of Heraklion town.

The source was located at a depth of 13.9 km. Magnitude of the earthquake was 5.2.

The day before there was also an earthquake on Crete with magnitude of 6.5. The epicenter was located 20 km from Heraklion.

As a result of seismic event one local resident was killed, dozens of people were injured.