A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Liopetri in Cyprus. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8.57 km (5 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/05/17 / 2017-05-20 05:41:14 / May 20, 2017 @ 5:41 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008tqe. Unique identifier: us10008tqe. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:41:14 / 7:41 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 33.8146 East, latitude 34.9233 North, depth = 8.57 km.
Epicenter of the event was 49 km (30 miles) from Nicosia (c. 200 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Limassol (c. 154 000 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Larnaca (c. 72 000 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Famagusta (c. 42 500 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Kyrenia (c. 26 700 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Protaras (c. 20 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ýpsonas, Mórfou, Limassol (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Cyprus (c. 1 103 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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