5.4 magnitude earthquake shakes Crete, another follows near Athens

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On Tuesday night, a 5.4 magnitude earthquake shook the island of Crete, with the quake starting between Heraklion and Izmir, Turkey.

Another earthquake, at 4.29am on Wednesday morning was registered with a 4.7 magnitude on the Richter scale, with its centre about 52 kilometres southeast of Athens. The quake was followed by several secondary earthquakes.

There has been no data on casualties, injuries or damages to property. Though, it is believed there have been no casualties.

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