Light mag. 3.3 earthquake - 2.1 km southwest of Liopétri, Famagusta, Cyprus, on Tuesday, 8 October 2019 at 14:55 (GMT)

Light mag. 3.3 earthquake - 2.1 km southwest of Liopétri, Famagusta, Cyprus, on Tuesday, 8 October 2019 at 14:55 (GMT)

Light magnitude 3.3 earthquake at 8 km depth

8 Oct 15:06 UTC: First to report: KOERI-RETMC after 10 minutes.
Date & time: 8 Oct 2019 14:55:38 UTC
Magnitude: 3.3
Depth: 8.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 34.9935°N / 33.879°E (Ammochostos, Cyprus)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) SW of Liopétri (pop: 4,010) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) WSW of Paralimni (pop: 11,800) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) SSW of Famagusta (pop: 42,500) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) ESE of Pergamos (Larnaka) (pop: 15,000) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) W of Protaras (pop: 20,200) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) ENE of Salina (Larnaka) (pop: 72,000) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (20 mi) S of Trikomo (pop: 4,490) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) ESE of Nicosia (pop: 200,500) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) ESE of Strovolos (Nicosia) (pop: 67,900) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) ENE of Limassol (pop: 154,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: KOERI-RETMC (Kandilli Oservatory and Earthquake Research Institute in Istanbul)
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 109 joules (1.56 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.34 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
3.38 kmKibris Region (Cyprus)KOERI-RETMC
3.28 kmCyprus RegionEMSC

User reports for this quake (21)

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Asia Napa / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Horror  
Ayia Napa / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I was i my hotel room on my bed and the bed moved and the wall shook  
Kapparis / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Sat in chair which began shaking  
Makronisos village / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Nicosia Cyprus / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt the floor beneath me unsteady and saw liquids & products in the supermarket shake for a few seconds  
Xylofagou / not felt
Famagusta / Light shaking (MMI IV)
famagusta / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Asia Napa / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Horror  
Paralimni, cyprus (6.8 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Ayia Napa Cyprus (11.2 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Staying at Adams Beach Hotel, Nissi Avenue, Ayia Napa Cyprus The hotel building literally shock @ 17:55  
(Cyprus, 14 km SW of epicenter) : Καθόμουν και τον ένιωσα για λίγα δευτερόλεπτα (reported through EMSC)  
(Cyprus, 93 km SW of epicenter) : Just a little shake (reported through EMSC)  
Agia Paraskevi (Cyprus, 88 km SW of epicenter) : Μενω Λεμεσο και δεν ενοιωσα καθολου τον σεισμο (reported through EMSC)  
Xylotymbou (Cyprus, 18 km SW of epicenter) : There was a slight tremor for a few seconds. We were sitting on the sofa at the time it happened (reported through EMSC)  
Xylotymbou (Cyprus, 18 km SW of epicenter) : There was a slight tremor, was felt whilst sitting on the sofa (reported through EMSC)  
(Cyprus, 10 km S of epicenter) : Totally felt it. Second floor shake was well intense (reported through EMSC)  
(Cyprus, 5 km SE of epicenter) : Mild shockwaves for no more than 3 or 4 secs. Similar to driving over a rumble strip on a motorway. (reported through EMSC)  
Famagusta (Afghanistan, 4 km NE of epicenter) : Çantam devrildi (reported through EMSC)  
(Cyprus, 13 km SE of epicenter) : We felt little shaking on the fifth floor in a hotel on Nissi Beach (reported through EMSC)  
Karakol (Afghanistan, 4 km N of epicenter) : We didn’t feel it at all (reported through EMSC)  
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