A 6.4-magnitude earthquake rattled parts of Greece on Saturday.
The 6.4-magnitude earthquake occurred at 4:11 p.m. Saturday local time (9:11 a.m. EDT) west of the Greek island of Crete in the Mediterranean Sea.
More specifically, the epicenter was located 19 miles west of Platanos, Greece, and 172 miles south of Athens, according to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre.
The United States Geological Survey estimates that the earthquake was strong enough to cause light damage across far western Crete.
So far, there have been no reports of deaths or damage, the Greek police and fire brigade told Reuters.
Tropical Depression 8 should strengthen into a tropical storm before impacting the coastal Carolinas with rough surf and heavy downpours early this week.
Tropical Depression 9 developed just south of Florida on Sunday and will turn toward the northeastern Gulf Coast of the United States this week.
Brief relief from heat and humidity will arrive in the northeastern United States at the start of September.
Typhoon Lionrock is poised to make landfall in Japan near Sendai early in the new week with heavy rainfall, damaging winds and an inundating storm surge.
Hawaii is facing two tropical threats this week as Madeline and Lester churn westward.
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