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.
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A strong storm system moved into Washington on Saturday, delivering powerful winds that lead to widespread damage and power outages.
While Erika has weakened to a tropical rainstorm, Florida will still become the target of potentially flooding downpours during the final days of August and start of September.
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