A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 75 kilometers (47 miles) from Peyia in Cyprus. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/09/16 / 2016-09-21 18:08:07 / September 21, 2016 @ 6:08 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 31.5564° East, 34.8988° North. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:08:07 / 8:08 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10006rez. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006rez. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Event epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Paphos (c. 36 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Cyprus (c. 1 103 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Paphos.
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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 75 km W of Peyia, Cyprus. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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