Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Eastern Mediterranean, 63 km southwest of Lemesos, Cyprus, on Monday, 12 January 1976 at 20:19 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 20 km depth
Date & time: 12 Jan 1976 20:19:57 UTC
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 34.386°N / 32.453°E (Eastern Mediterranean, Cyprus)
Nearby towns and cities:
38 km (23 mi) SSW of Kouklia (pop: 892) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) SW of Pissouri (pop: 1,080) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) S of Paphos (pop: 36,000) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (33 mi) SW of Erimi (pop: 1,490) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) S of Peyia (pop: 2,460) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) WSW of Lemesos (pop: 154,000) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) S of Polis (pop: 1,980) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (46 mi) WSW of Agios Týchon (pop: 2,200) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) SSW of Lefka (pop: 7,840) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) SW of Nicosia (pop: 200,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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