A 6.1 magnitude earthquake struck under the Mediterranean seabed east of the Greek island of Crete shortly after 1800 GMT on Thursday, the US Geological Survey said.
The quake's epicenter was 20 kilonmeters (around 13 miles) below sea level 50 kilometers east of the island on the Cretan-Rhodes ridge, where the African tectonic plate meets the Eurasian.
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