Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - Eastern Mediterranean, 191 km west of Nicosia, Cyprus, on Wednesday, Feb 17, 2021 8:39 pm (GMT +2) -

Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - Eastern Mediterranean, 191 km west of Nicosia, Cyprus, on Wednesday, Feb 17, 2021 8:39 pm (GMT +2)

Moderate magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 10 km depth

17 Feb 18:46 UTC: First to report: NOA after 7 minutes.
Update Wed, 17 Feb 2021, 18:51
Magnitude 4.3 earthquake strikes near Inia, Íneia, Pafos, Cyprus
4.3 quake 17 Feb 8:39 pm (GMT +2)
4.3 quake 17 Feb 8:39 pm (GMT +2)
the National Observatory of Athens (NOA) reported a magnitude 4.3 quake in Cyprus near Inia, Íneia, Pafos, only 12 minutes ago. The earthquake hit in the evening on Wednesday 17 February 2021 at 8:39 pm local time at a shallow depth of 10 km. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Inia (pop. 390) located 107 km from the epicenter.
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Earthquake data

Date & time: Feb 17, 2021 18:39:19 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, Feb 17, 2021 8:39 pm (GMT +2)
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.2524°N / 31.2691°E (Eastern Mediterranean, Cyprus)
Antipode: 35.252°S / 148.731°W
Nearby towns and cities:
107 km (67 mi) WNW of Inia (pop: 385) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) WNW of Paphos (pop: 36,000) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) SSW of Alanya (Turkey) (pop: 113,000) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) S of Manavgat (Turkey) (pop: 99,300) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (108 mi) WNW of Limassol (pop: 154,000) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (116 mi) W of Kyrenia (pop: 26,700) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) SSE of Muratpaşa (Turkey) (pop: 450,000) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) W of Strovolos (pop: 67,900) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (118 mi) W of Nicosia (pop: 200,500) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (119 mi) SSE of Antalya (Turkey) (pop: 758,200) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) W of Cyprus Island (pop: 1,140,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 9.8°C (50 F), humidity: 57%, wind: 16 m/s (30 kts) from N
Primary data source: NOA (National Observatory of Athens)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.310 km181 Km ESE From Kastelorizon, CyprusNOA

User reports for this quake (2)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
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near Al Maḩallah al Kubra, Gharbia (462 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / very short (reported through our app)
Strovolos / not felt
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