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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag has occurred near Kato Pyrgos in Cyprus



Earthquake location 35.42S, 32.54WA 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 29 km NNW of Kato Pyrgos, Cyprus.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 32.54° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.42° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 70 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 29km NNW of Kato Pyrgos, Cyprus Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-03-22 14:23:10 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-18 20:38:11 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 259 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 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.64 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 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 us20005c9s Id of event.
Event Code 20005c9s An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20005c9s, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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