6 magnitude earthquake hits Greece

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Earthquake measuring 5.5 magnitude hits northern Argentina
Earthquake measuring 5.5 magnitude hits northern Argentina

An earthquake with an initial of 6.0 magnitude was recorded northwest of the island of Crete in Greece today, said the European-Mediterranean Earthquake Center (EMSC) and the United States Geological Survey (USGS).

The EMSC said it was recorded at a depth of 56 kilometers between the Crete and Kythera islands. No damage report received.

Yesterday, at least 21 people died in Albania when the country was hit by a magnitude 6.4 earthquake, the strongest in the Balkans in decades.

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