The earthquake that hit Greece yesterday, and in particular Crete, caused a lot of damage. Replicas of the main shock, in fact, were recorded on the island of Crete. The strong earthquake yesterday killed one person, damaged a thousand buildings and left many families homeless. The strongest retort recorded a magnitude of 5.3 and occurred at 7.48 am, just as the Greek prime minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is preparing for a mission on the island.
The epicenter of yesterday’s earthquake was recorded near the town of Arkalochori, where a man died inside a collapsed church and a dozen people were injured. “It was a very difficult night, we had a lot of aftershocks … we were up all night “, he said on state radio Ert, Chryssoula Kegeroglou, mayor of the country. The authorities have set up tents to house the hundreds of people whose homes are now unusable and have also made dozens of hotel rooms available. Kegeroglou reported that around 1,000 people spent the night in tents.