Cluster of small earthquakes hit South Crete

A cluster of small earthquakes hit the south of Crete on Monday evening. Two of the tremors (4.4R at 20:41 and 4.0R at 23:14) were felt in Tympaki.

The epicentre of all the quakes was around the same area, 38 kilometres southeast of Tympaki with the 4.4 occurring at a depth of about 51 kilometres


Earthquakes around Crete are a daily occurrence. To keep up to speed with the latest earthquakes in this area go to the EMSC site at

(It is not worth getting out of bed for anything less than a magnitude 4R)