Strong mag. 5.4 earthquake - Eastern Mediterranean, 75 km east of Larnaca, Larnaka, Cyprus, on Monday, 22 March 1993 at 11:03 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.4 earthquake at 32 km depth
Date & time: 22 Mar 1993 11:03:43 UTC
Depth: 32.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 34.697°N / 34.402°E (Eastern Mediterranean, Cyprus)
Nearest volcano: Golan Heights (229 km / 142 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
47 km (29 mi) SE of Protaras (pop: 20,200) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) SE of Paralimni (pop: 11,800) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) ESE of Xylofagou (pop: 6,000) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) ESE of Pergamos (pop: 15,000) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) ESE of Larnaca (pop: 72,000) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (67 mi) ESE of Nicosia (pop: 200,500) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (68 mi) ESE of Strovolos (pop: 67,900) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) SE of Kyrenia (pop: 26,700) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (78 mi) E of Lemesos (pop: 154,000) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) NW of Beirut (Lebanon) (pop: 1,916,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 1012 joules (2.21 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1898 tons of TNT or 0.1 atomic bombs!) More info
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