Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Eastern Mediterranean, 74 km southeast of Nicosia, Cyprus, on Thursday, 15 January 1987 at 11:19 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 34 km depth
Date & time: 15 Jan 1987 11:19:34 UTC
Depth: 34.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 34.678°N / 33.905°E (Eastern Mediterranean, Cyprus)
Nearby towns and cities:
34 km (21 mi) S of Xylofagou (pop: 6,000) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) SE of Larnaca (pop: 72,000) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) SSW of Protaras (pop: 20,200) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) S of Paralimni (pop: 11,800) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) SSE of Pergamos (pop: 15,000) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) SE of Dali (pop: 6,090) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) SE of Strovolos (pop: 67,900) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) SE of Nicosia (pop: 200,500) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) E of Lemesos (pop: 154,000) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (56 mi) SE of Kyrenia (pop: 26,700) --> 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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|5.0||34 km||Cyprus region||USGS|
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