Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Eastern Mediterranean, 62 km southwest of Lemesos, Cyprus, on Monday, 12 January 1976 at 17:50 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 33 km depth
Date & time: 12 Jan 1976 17:50:24 UTC
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 34.318°N / 32.529°E (Eastern Mediterranean, Cyprus)
Nearby towns and cities:
42 km (26 mi) SSW of Pissouri (pop: 1,080) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) S of Geroskipou Municipality (pop: 8,310) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (33 mi) SW of Erimi (pop: 1,490) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (38 mi) SW of Lemesos (pop: 154,000) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) SSE of Peyia (pop: 2,460) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) SSW of Lefka (pop: 7,840) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) SW of Strovolos (pop: 67,900) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) SW of Larnaca (pop: 72,000) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) SW of Nicosia (pop: 200,500) --> See nearby quakes!
134 km (83 mi) SSW of Kyrenia (pop: 26,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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|5.1||33 km||Cyprus region||USGS|
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 12 Jan 1976 20:19 UTC| M 5.0 |20 km (12.4 mi) depth|10 km (6 mi) distance| USGS | Details