Very strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - Eastern Mediterranean, 9.1 km southwest of Paphos, Pafos, Cyprus, on Thursday, 10 September 1953 at 04:06 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.3 earthquake at 20 km depth
Date & time: 10 Sep 1953 04:06:04 UTC
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 34.741°N / 32.335°E (Eastern Mediterranean, Cyprus)
Nearby towns and cities:
9 km (6 mi) WSW of Paphos (pop: 36,000) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) SSW of Peyia (pop: 2,460) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) SSW of Polis (pop: 1,980) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) SW of Lefka (pop: 7,840) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) W of Lemesos (pop: 154,000) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) SW of Morfou (pop: 14,800) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (63 mi) WSW of Strovolos (pop: 67,900) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) WSW of Nicosia (pop: 200,500) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) SW of Kyrenia (pop: 26,700) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) W of Larnaca (pop: 72,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1014 joules (49.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 42502 tons of TNT or 2.7 atomic bombs!) More info
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