Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - Eastern Mediterranean, 187 km west of Nicosia, Cyprus, on Monday, August 6, 2018 at 05:19 (GMT)

Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - Eastern Mediterranean, 187 km west of Nicosia, Cyprus, on Monday, August 6, 2018 at 05:19 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 60 km depth

6 Aug 05:23 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 4 minutes.
Aug 6 05:28: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 3.8.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 2.0 to 60.0 km.
Aug 6 06:20: Magnitude recalculated from 3.8 to 4.2.
Date & time: Aug 6, 2018 05:19:02 UTC
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 60.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.39°N / 31.32°E (Eastern Mediterranean, Cyprus)
Antipode: 35.39°S / 148.68°W
Nearby towns and cities:
108 km (67 mi) WNW of Polis (pop: 1,980) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) NW of Paphos (pop: 36,000) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) SSW of Alanya (Turkey) (pop: 113,000) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) S of Manavgat (Turkey) (pop: 99,300) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) SSE of Muratpaşa (Turkey) (pop: 450,000) --> See nearby quakes!
175 km (109 mi) WNW of Limassol (pop: 154,000) --> See nearby quakes!
181 km (113 mi) W of Kyrenia (pop: 26,700) --> See nearby quakes!
185 km (115 mi) W of Strovolos (pop: 67,900) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) W of Nicosia (pop: 200,500) --> See nearby quakes!
216 km (134 mi) WNW of Salina (pop: 72,000) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) WNW of Cyprus Island (pop: 1,140,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
4.152 kmCyprus RegionGFZ
4.344 km- 101km WNW of Polis, CyprusUSGS

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Sutton Coldfield United kingdom / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
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