A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Kato Pyrgos in Cyprus. All ids that are associated to the event: us20005c9s. Unique identifier: us20005c9s. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 32.54 East, latitude 35.42 North, depth = 70 km. The temblor was picked up at 16:23:10 / 4:23 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 22/03/16 / 2016-03-22 14:23:10 / March 22, 2016 @ 2:23 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 70 km (43 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 80 km (50 miles) from Nicosia (c. 200 500 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Anamur (c. 57 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Paphos (c. 36 000 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Bozyazı (c. 28 500 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Kyrenia (c. 26 700 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Mórfou (c. 14 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, Cyprus (c. 1 103 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Dhali, Ýpsonas, Yeri.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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