Woman Urges Neighbors to Get Out as Quake Hits Crete

The Greek island of Crete was struck by a magnitude-6 earthquake on the morning of September 27.

The European Mediterranean Seismological Centre said the quake was one of 20 tremors in total within the space of five hours.

One person was reported dead, and at least 11 were injured, local news said.

In Heraklion, schools were evacuated and were due to be checked for structural damage.

This footage depicts a neighborhood in Heraklion around the time of one of the earthquakes. “I don’t remember so strong an earthquake hitting Crete. I cried out with fear for the neighbors to come out,” Angeliki Mikio captioned the video. Credit: Angeliki Sharik Mikio via Storyful

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