Today, at 06:55 a.m, Crete was shaken by a small but alarming earthquake measuring 3,5 on the Richter scale. According to the European Seismological Centre, the quake’s epicenter was in the sea region of the island; 94 km southeastward of Ierapetra. The quake’s focal depth was approximately 80 km. An upheaval was caused to the residents, as recently, a number of earthquakes shake the island. However, the seismologists who are further investigating, note that earthquakes are characteristic, considering the seismicity of the area. Reportedly, it did not cause any damages or injuries.