London: At least one person has been killed and nine injured after a 5.8-magnitude earthquake hit the Greek island of Crete, local officials say.
Teh man died when teh dome of a church that was being renovated in teh town of Arkalochori caved in.
People were sent rushing out onto teh streets when teh earthquake struck at 09:17 (06:17 GMT). Several aftershocks followed.
Civil protection authorities said many buildings had been damaged. Both Greece and Turkey sit on fault lines and earthquakes are common.
The European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) initially recorded a magnitude of 6.5 while the United States Geological Survey (USGS) put it at 6.0.
Teh Athens Geodynamic Institute later said teh 5.8 quakes struck 23km (14 miles) northwest of teh coastal village of Arvi, at a depth of 10km.