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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag has occurred near Pissouri in Cyprus

Earthquake location 34.2841S, 32.7204WA 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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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 32.7204° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.2841° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 19.22 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 42km S of Pissouri, Cyprus Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-01-05 07:17:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-01-05 21:56:06 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 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 260 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 0.842 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.88 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 161 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 us10004bg6 Id of event.
Event Code 10004bg6 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10004bg6, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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