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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag was detected near Peléndri in Cyprus

Earthquake location 34.9006S, 32.8851WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Peléndri in Cyprus. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000b9px. Unique identifier: us6000b9px. Global time and date of event 30/07/20 / 2020-07-30 02:31:04 / July 30, 2020 @ 2:31 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 32.8851 East, latitude 34.9006 North, depth = 35 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:31:04 / 2:31 am (local time epicenter).

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pergamos, Livádia, Larnaca (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 53 km (33 miles) from Nicosia (c. 200 500 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Limassol (c. 154 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Larnaca (c. 72 000 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Paphos (c. 36 000 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Kyrenia (c. 26 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Pergamos (c. 15 000 pop). Close 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 7 km W of Peléndri, Cyprus. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 32.8851° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.9006° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7 km W of Peléndri, Cyprus Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-07-30 02:31:04 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-08-10 21:43:48 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 259 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 0.371 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.7 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 129 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 us6000b9px Id of event.
Event Code 6000b9px An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000b9px, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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