Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Lemesos, 61 km southwest of Nicosia, Cyprus, on Tuesday, 17 August 1999 at 15:06 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 33 km depth
Date & time: 17 Aug 1999 15:06:27 UTC
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 34.814°N / 32.859°E (Lemesos, Cyprus)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) W of Lofou (Limassol) (pop: 10) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) NNW of Erimi (Limassol) (pop: 1,490) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) SW of Kyperounta (Limassol) (pop: 1,560) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) NW of Lemesos (Limassol) (pop: 154,000) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) S of Lefka (Nicosia) (pop: 7,840) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) E of Geroskipou Municipality (Pafos) (pop: 8,310) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) SSW of Morfou (Nicosia) (pop: 14,800) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) SW of Strovolos (Nicosia) (pop: 67,900) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) SW of Nicosia (pop: 200,500) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (51 mi) WSW of Pergamos (Larnaka) (pop: 15,000) --> 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 (2 quakes):
- 30 Sep 1999 00:17 UTC| M 4.0 |5 km (3.1 mi) depth|17 km (11 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 26 Aug 1999 01:48 UTC| M 4.2 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|8 km (5 mi) distance| USGS | Details