Make Kitco Your Homepage

Strong earthquake rattles Crete in southern Greece

Kitco News

ATHENS (Reuters) - A strong tremor shook the Greek island of Crete on Friday.

The Athens Geodynamic Institute said the quake had a magnitude of 5.4 and occurred at 16:28 GMT, 20 kilometres southwest of Arvi at a depth of 40.5 kilometres.

The fire brigade and police said they had received no immediate calls for help or reports of damage.

Reporting by George Georgiopoulos; Editing by Hugh Lawson

Disclaimer: The views expressed in this article are those of the author and may not reflect those of Kitco Metals Inc. The author has made every effort to ensure accuracy of information provided; however, neither Kitco Metals Inc. nor the author can guarantee such accuracy. This article is strictly for informational purposes only. It is not a solicitation to make any exchange in commodities, securities or other financial instruments. Kitco Metals Inc. and the author of this article do not accept culpability for losses and/ or damages arising from the use of this publication.