Seismologists recorded an earthquake of magnitude 5.1 in the region of the Greek island of Crete. This was reported by TASS with reference to the Euro-Mediterranean Seismological Center.
According to experts, the epicenter of the earthquake was located at a depth of 40 km. It was located at a distance of 78 km from the city of Heraklion, where more than almost 140 thousand people live.
No information was received on casualties, destruction or the threat of the tsunami.