Light mag. 3.8 earthquake - Eastern Mediterranean, 26 km southeast of Lemesos, Cyprus, on Friday, 18 October 2019 at 10:46 (GMT)

Light mag. 3.8 earthquake - Eastern Mediterranean, 26 km southeast of Lemesos, Cyprus, on Friday, 18 October 2019 at 10:46 (GMT)

Light magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 15 km depth

18 Oct 10:50 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 5 minutes.
Oct 18 11:04: Magnitude recalculated from 3.9 to 3.8.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 2.0 to 12.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 12.0 to 15.0 km.
Date & time: 18 Oct 2019 10:46:07 UTC
Magnitude: 3.8
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 34.51°N / 33.22°E (Eastern Mediterranean, Cyprus)
Nearby towns and cities:
25 km (16 mi) SSE of Agios Týchon (pop: 2,200) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) SE of Limassol (pop: 154,000) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) ESE of Erimi (pop: 1,490) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) SW of Kiti (pop: 3,280) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) S of Strovolos (pop: 67,900) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) SW of Pergamos (pop: 15,000) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) S of Nicosia (pop: 200,500) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) S of Kyrenia (pop: 26,700) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) SW of Protaras (pop: 20,200) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) SW of Famagusta (pop: 42,500) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) SSE of Cyprus Island (pop: 1,140,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
3.815 kmCyprus RegionEMSC
3.511 km (Cyprus)NOA
3.85.8 kmMediterranean Sea (Cyprus)KOERI-RETMC

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Germasogia / Light shaking (MMI IV)
23.9 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Agios Tychonas 4532 / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Limassol, Omonia / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Limassol / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Zygi (27.5 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Kapsalos, Limassol, Cyprus / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Working from home when my flat started lightly shaking and gradually increased. It wasn't very strong, but it was enough to send my cats into hiding. No damage. I was on the phone with my boss (15km away) at the Limassol Port Authority, where they felt nothing.  
ayia fyla limassol (30.2 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
23.8 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Limassol. Neapolis / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Limassol, Kapsalos / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Mesa gitonias limassol / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I knew it straight away  
Linopetra / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Limassol / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Pyrgos, Limassol / Light shaking (MMI IV)
linopetra / Light shaking (MMI IV) : light shaking  
Lemessos / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Limassol down town / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Limassol / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Zygi Larnaca / Light shaking (MMI IV)
limassol / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
26.6 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Limassol 2km from the sea side.. (reported through our app)  
Limassol , Spyrou Kyprianou Leoforos 25, 102 / Light shaking (MMI IV)
linopetra / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Limassol (28.9 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Agios Tychonas / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Felt it on the second floor of the house. Had a push and waved sitting in the chair. Bookshelves made crack sound  
24.4 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Limassol Agias Tychonas tourist area / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Furnitures began shaking. I felt in sofa  
Limassol / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Limassol (25.2 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
23.8 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Limassol / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
26.4 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Limassol / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Limassol / Light shaking (MMI IV)
limassol, spyrou kyprianou / Weak shaking (MMI III) : felt shaking, like somebody was shaking the chair  
Limassol / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Sitting in the office, felling chairs, tables and work equipment shaking. For 2-3 seconds  
Limassol (25.6 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Sitting by the desk felt shaking and some noise. No damage, just a bit scary, like something very heavy has fallen....  
Limassol / Light shaking (MMI IV)
tochni / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
24.8 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
29 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
limassol (23.8 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Felt it.  
(Cyprus, 24 km NW of epicenter) : I haven’t felt the earthquake. (reported through EMSC)  
(Cyprus, 44 km NE of epicenter) : I felt two blows beneath the earth (reported through EMSC)  
Tripoli (Lebanon, 241 km E of epicenter) : Very slight shaking in 3rd floor. (reported through EMSC)  
(Cyprus, 58 km NE of epicenter) : Пока тихо (reported through EMSC)  
(Cyprus, 57 km N of epicenter) : Δεν εκατάλαβα τίποτε. (reported through EMSC)  
Agia Fylaxis (Cyprus, 28 km NW of epicenter) : Quick jolt, though I was imagining it! (reported through EMSC)  
(Cyprus, 24 km NW of epicenter) : Думала, что проезжает рядом грузовик. (reported through EMSC)  
Mammari (Cyprus, 73 km NW of epicenter) : Not felt!!! (reported through EMSC)  
(Cyprus, 73 km N of epicenter) : Very light but felt properly (reported through EMSC)  
Agia Fylaxis (Cyprus, 29 km NW of epicenter) : 2-3 seconds maximum..... But well felt... (reported through EMSC)  
(Cyprus, 28 km NW of epicenter) : Little shake. (reported through EMSC)  
(Cyprus, 28 km NW of epicenter) : More or less one good shake. But you could hear and feel. Nobody really reacted around. (reported through EMSC)  
Kapsalos (Cyprus, 28 km NW of epicenter) : Light shake (reported through EMSC)  
Agios Georgios (Cyprus, 28 km NW of epicenter) : It was short in time (reported through EMSC)  
Panthea (Cyprus, 28 km NW of epicenter) : Felt a smaller one in the morning, this one a bit stronger (reported through EMSC)  
Agios Georgios (Cyprus, 27 km NW of epicenter) : Limassol, 3 seconds. (reported through EMSC)  
Agia Paraskevi (Cyprus, 27 km NW of epicenter) : Трясло (reported through EMSC)  
(Cyprus, 26 km NW of epicenter) : Felt the house jolt left and right. Brief but strong (reported through EMSC)  
(Cyprus, 26 km NW of epicenter) : Short but strong! (reported through EMSC)  
Apostoloi Petros kai Pavlos (Cyprus, 26 km NW of epicenter) : Limassol (reported through EMSC)  
Agios Stylianos (Cyprus, 26 km NW of epicenter) : Mild shake (reported through EMSC)  
Agios Nektarios (Cyprus, 26 km NW of epicenter) : It wasn’t very strong but it lasted a few seconds. (reported through EMSC)  
Katholiki (Cyprus, 25 km NW of epicenter) : Оч слабо (reported through EMSC)  
Agia Zoni (Cyprus, 25 km NW of epicenter) : Light. 3-4 second duration. 1 wave. (reported through EMSC)  
Potamos Germasogeias (Cyprus, 25 km NW of epicenter) : 3 second flutter, limassol (reported through EMSC)  
Potamos Germasogeias (Cyprus, 25 km NW of epicenter) : 3 seconds on flutter, limassol... (reported through EMSC)  
Agia Zoni (Cyprus, 25 km NW of epicenter) : Slight movement (reported through EMSC)  
Agios Nikolaos (Cyprus, 25 km NW of epicenter) : Office was shaking short.....then 1 more shock (reported through EMSC)  
Agia Zoni (Cyprus, 25 km NW of epicenter) : Few seconds strong shake, 5th floor (reported through EMSC)  
Neapoli (Cyprus, 25 km NW of epicenter) : Light tremor (reported through EMSC)  
Neapoli (Cyprus, 25 km NW of epicenter) : Непродолжительное, но достаточно ощутимое, чтобы почувствовать до состояния "неприятно". Лимассол, 4 этаж. (reported through EMSC)  
Neapoli (Cyprus, 25 km NW of epicenter) : Very very light vibration on the first floor. Limassol. (reported through EMSC)  
(Cyprus, 25 km NW of epicenter) : Small shake (reported through EMSC)  
(Cyprus, 24 km NW of epicenter) : Light eartquake, at 13:45. For about 4 seconds (reported through EMSC)  
(Cyprus, 24 km NW of epicenter) : Short barely noticeable tremor (reported through EMSC)  
(Cyprus, 24 km NW of epicenter) : Shaked quite strong (reported through EMSC)  
(Cyprus, 24 km NW of epicenter) : A very short shake (reported through EMSC)  
(Cyprus, 24 km NW of epicenter) : Ναι αισθάνθηκα σεισμο (reported through EMSC)  
(Cyprus, 24 km NW of epicenter) : A small one... (reported through EMSC)  
(Cyprus, 24 km NW of epicenter) : 3rd floor Furniture and plants vere shaking (reported through EMSC)  
(Cyprus, 24 km NW of epicenter) : Weak at agios ioannis kato polemidia (reported through EMSC)  
(Cyprus, 24 km NW of epicenter) : κούνησε 2 δευτερόλεπτα (reported through EMSC)  
(Cyprus, 24 km NW of epicenter) : Bit of shaking (reported through EMSC)  
(Cyprus, 24 km NW of epicenter) : Пиздец какой-то (reported through EMSC)  
Potamos Germasogeias (Cyprus, 24 km NW of epicenter) : Пару секунд потрясло на первом и втором этаже. (reported through EMSC)  
Agia Napa (Cyprus, 24 km NW of epicenter) : Nobody believed me (reported through EMSC)  
Potamos Germasogeias (Cyprus, 24 km NW of epicenter) : Monitors and tables vibrates for 2-3 seconds (reported through EMSC)  
Agia Napa (Cyprus, 24 km NW of epicenter) : Ελαφρια δονηση 10 δευτερολεπτων (reported through EMSC)  
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