01:37 GMT28 January 2021
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    According to the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), the earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 kilometres.

    A 4.9 magnitude earthquake has struck near Palaikastro village, Greece, the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre said on Twitter on Thursday.

    The epicentre of the quake was registered 47 kilometres north of Palaikastro, seismologists said. So far no reports of people being injured or damage have emerged.

    40 minutes after the earthquake, another tremor was registered close to Crete.

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