A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Pissouri in Cyprus. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004bg6. Id of event: us10004bg6. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:17:13 / 9:17 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/01/16 / 2016-01-05 07:17:13 / January 5, 2016 @ 7:17 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.22 km (12 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 32.7204 East, latitude 34.2841 North, depth = 19.22 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Paphos, Limassol, Ýpsonas. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Cyprus (c. 1 103 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 53 km (33 miles) from Limassol (c. 154 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Paphos (c. 36 000 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Ýpsonas (c. 7 300 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 42 km S of Pissouri, Cyprus.
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