Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - Eastern Mediterranean, 31 km northwest of Paphos, Pafos, Cyprus, on Friday, 24 February 1995 at 00:27 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 26 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 25.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 34.988°N / 32.211°E (Eastern Mediterranean, Cyprus)
Nearby towns and cities:
17 km (11 mi) WNW of Inia (pop: 385) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) NW of Paphos (pop: 36,000) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) WSW of Kato Pýrgos (pop: 1,170) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) NW of Pissouri (pop: 1,080) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) WSW of Lefka (pop: 7,840) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) WSW of Morfou (pop: 14,800) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (51 mi) WNW of Limassol (pop: 154,000) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) W of Akaki (pop: 2,770) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) WSW of Lapta (pop: 5,220) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (66 mi) W of Nicosia (pop: 200,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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