A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Limassol in Cyprus. The temblor was picked up at 01:53:02 / 1:53 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 33.0264 East, latitude 34.6587 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/12/18 / 2018-12-17 23:53:02 / December 17, 2018 @ 11:53 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us2000iulq. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000iulq.
Country/countries that might be effected, Cyprus (c. 1 103 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kyrenia, Lápithos, Pergamos. Earthquake epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Nicosia (c. 200 500 pop), 3 km (2 miles) from Limassol (c. 154 000 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Larnaca (c. 72 000 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Paphos (c. 36 000 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Kyrenia (c. 26 700 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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