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Strong earthquake rattles Crete in southern Greece

ATHENS (Reuters) - A strong tremor shook the Greek island of Crete on Friday.

The Athens Geodynamic Institute said the quake had a magnitude of 5.4 and occurred at 16:28 GMT, 20 kilometres southwest of Arvi at a depth of 40.5 kilometres.

The fire brigade and police said they had received no immediate calls for help or reports of damage.

Reporting by George Georgiopoulos; Editing by Hugh Lawson

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