A magnitude 5.8 earthquake hit the area of the Greek island of Crete in the eastern Mediterranean, the Geological Survey of Israel reported on Tuesday.
The tremor was felt in Israel as well however, thus far there are no reports of casualties or damage to property.
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"After every earthquake there's a chance of another quack, a larger one," a researcher at the Geological Survey of Israel told Ynet news website on Tuesday.
"And many times – almost always – right after a strong earthquake like this one there are aftershocks," Ran Nof added.
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Reuters contributed reporting