A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Paphos in Cyprus on Thursday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/11/17 / 2017-11-30 15:55:52 / November 30, 2017 @ 3:55 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 25.69 km (16 miles). Event id: us1000bjdx. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000bjdx. The temblor was detected at 17:55:52 / 5:55 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 32.3074° East, latitude 34.4137° North, depth = 25.69 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Cyprus (c. 1 103 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Limassol, Ýpsonas, Paphos. Earthquake epicenter was 73 km (46 miles) from Limassol (c. 154 000 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Paphos (c. 36 000 pop), 67 km (42 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 40 km SSW of Paphos, Cyprus.
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