Weak mag. 2.8 earthquake - Eastern Mediterranean, 77 km southeast of Lemesos, Cyprus, on Saturday, 1 February 2020 at 16:23 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 10 km depth
1 Feb 19:09 UTC: First to report: KOERI-RETMC after 2 hours and 46 minutes.
Depth: 9.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 34.2803°N / 33.7158°E (Eastern Mediterranean, Cyprus)
Nearest volcano: Golan Heights (246 km / 153 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
61 km (38 mi) SE of Zygi (pop: 526) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) S of Dromolaxia (pop: 5,240) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) SE of Limassol (pop: 154,000) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (49 mi) S of Xylofagou (pop: 6,000) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) S of Pergamos (pop: 15,000) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) SSW of Protaras (pop: 20,200) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) SSW of Paralimni (pop: 11,800) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) SSW of Famagusta (pop: 42,500) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) SSE of Strovolos (pop: 67,900) --> See nearby quakes!
105 km (65 mi) SSE of Nicosia (pop: 200,500) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (65 mi) SE of Cyprus Island (pop: 1,140,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: KOERI-RETMC (Kandilli Oservatory and Earthquake Research Institute in Istanbul)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|2.8||9.5 km||Kibris Aciklari-guney--(mediterranean Sea) (Cyprus)||KOERI-RETMC|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.