TSUNAMI warnings have been issues across parts of Crete following a huge earthquake.
Warnings have been issued for Irakleion and Sitia after seismologists registered a magnitude six quake in the area.
“Following the #earthquake (#σεισμός) M6.0 occurred 60 km NE of #Siteía (#Greece) 20 min ago (local time 01:25:00),” the independent Euro-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) tweeted.
“Move away from the coast and reach a higher place. Follow national authorities’ directives.”
The earthquake is said to have taken place at 1.25am local time and struck at a depth of 80 km (49.71 miles), EMSC said.
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