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Earthquake shakes Mediterranean Sea

Earthquake shakes Mediterranean Sea

A preliminary 6.6 magnitude. earthquake occurred in the south of Greek island of Crete.

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The U.S. Geological Service has announced that the earthquake was centered at a depth of 17 kilometers (10.5 miles) in the Mediterranean Sea. The closest inhabited areas are about 90 kilometers (56 miles) north, the village of Nea Anatoli and the town of Ierapetra, the USGS said.

The German Geoscience Research Institute, Potsdam, Germany. This also gave an initial magnitude of 6.6.

No immediate reports of losses or injuries were reported.

Maritime Business World 

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