A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Mesoyi in Cyprus. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.22 km (9 miles). Id of earthquake: us1000ji7t. Event ids that are associated: us1000ji7t. The temblor was reported at 23:18:28 / 11:18 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 32.4947 East, latitude 34.8115 North, depth = 14.22 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/03/19 / 2019-03-18 21:18:28 / March 18, 2019 @ 9:18 pm.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 52 km (32 miles) from Limassol (c. 154 000 pop), 7 km (5 miles) from Paphos (c. 36 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Mórfou (c. 14 800 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Léfka (c. 7 800 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Ýpsonas (c. 7 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Xeri (c. 5 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Xeri, Mórfou, Limassol. Country/countries that might be effected, Cyprus (c. 1 103 000 pop).
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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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