Nearly 4 000 homes have been declared uninhabitable after shallow M6.0 (M5.8) earthquake hit Crete, Greece at 06:17 UTC on September 27, 2021.1
By Wednesday, October 6, engineering teams from the Ministry of Infrastructure had surveyed a total of 8 540 buildings, including 7 015 residences, of which 3 906 or 56% have been declared uninhabitable.
In addition, 345 or 52% of business premises examined are unstable as well as over 4 in 5 or 82% of the sheds and farm buildings inspected.2
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From September 27 to October 7, EMSC registered a total of 375 earthquakes in the area affected by the M6.0, with 7 of them today.
1 Strong and shallow M6.0 earthquake hits Crete, Greece – The Watchers
2 Almost 4,000 homes uninhabitable after Crete earthquake – eKathimerini
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