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Minor earthquake, 3.5 mag was detected near Mesoyi in Cyprus

Earthquake location 34.8115S, 32.4947WA 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 3 km E of Mesoyi, Cyprus.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 32.4947° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.8115° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 14.22 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km E of Mesoyi, Cyprus Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-03-18 21:18:28 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-03-18 23:01:57 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 188 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.703 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.04 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 134 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us1000ji7t Id of event.
Event Code 1000ji7t An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000ji7t, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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