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Light earthquake, 4.8 mag strikes near Perivolia in Cyprus

Earthquake location 34.3186S, 33.6374WA light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Perivolia in Cyprus. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10002wcx. Id of event: us10002wcx. Global time and date of event 30/07/15 / 2015-07-30 15:04:11 / July 30, 2015 @ 3:04 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 31.63 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 33.6374 East, latitude 34.3186 North, depth = 31.63 km. The temblor was picked up at 17:04:11 / 5:04 pm (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nicosia, Famagusta, Yeri (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Cyprus (c. 1 103 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 97 km (61 miles) from Nicosia (c. 200 500 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Limassol (c. 154 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Larnaca (c. 72 000 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Famagusta (c. 42 500 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Protaras (c. 20 200 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Pergamos (c. 15 000 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Aradíppou (c. 13 300 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 56 km S of Perivolia, Cyprus. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 33.6374° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.3186° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 31.63 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 56km S of Perivolia, Cyprus Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-07-30 15:04:11 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-07-30 15:54:24 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 355 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.688 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.84 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 90 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us10002wcx Id of event.
Event Code 10002wcx An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10002wcx, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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