Moderate mag. 4.7 earthquake - Eastern Mediterranean, 5.4 km north of Agios Georgios Island, Pafos, Cyprus, on Thursday, 23 February 1995 at 21:10 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 10 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.123°N / 32.329°E (Eastern Mediterranean, Cyprus)
Nearby towns and cities:
13 km (8 mi) NW of Polis (pop: 1,980) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) N of Peyia (pop: 2,460) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) W of Kato Pýrgos (pop: 1,170) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (25 mi) NNW of Paphos (pop: 36,000) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) W of Lefka (pop: 7,840) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) W of Morfou (pop: 14,800) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) NW of Limassol (pop: 154,000) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) W of Strovolos (pop: 67,900) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) WSW of Kyrenia (pop: 26,700) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (59 mi) W of Nicosia (pop: 200,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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