Minor mag. 1.9 earthquake - Eastern Mediterranean, Cyprus, on Tuesday, Oct 19, 2021 4:10 am (GMT +3) -

Minor mag. 1.9 earthquake - Eastern Mediterranean, Cyprus, on Tuesday, Oct 19, 2021 4:10 am (GMT +3)

Minor magnitude 1.9 earthquake at 17 km depth

19 Oct 01:26 UTC: First to report: KOERI-RETMC after 16 minutes.
Date & time: Oct 19, 2021 01:10:25 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, Oct 19, 2021 4:10 am (GMT +3)
Magnitude: 1.9
Depth: 16.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.6317°N / 32.1022°E (Eastern Mediterranean, Cyprus)
Antipode: 35.632°S / 147.898°W
Nearest volcano: Karadağ (217 km / 135 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
73 km (45 mi) NNW of Polis (pop: 1,980) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) SSW of Gazipasa (Gazipaşa, Turkey) (pop: 18,400) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (51 mi) SW of Anamur (Turkey) (pop: 57,100) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) NNW of Peyia (pop: 2,460) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) NW of Lefka (pop: 7,840) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) SW of Bozyazı (Turkey) (pop: 28,500) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) WNW of Morfou (pop: 14,800) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) S of Mahmutlar (Alanya, Turkey) (pop: 24,200) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) NNW of Paphos (pop: 36,000) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (78 mi) WNW of Nicosia (pop: 200,500) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (66 mi) NW of Zypern Island (pop: 1,140,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 22.8°C (73 F), humidity: 61%, wind: 5 m/s (9 kts) from W
Primary data source: KOERI-RETMC (Kandilli Oservatory and Earthquake Research Institute in Istanbul)
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 107 joules (12.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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User reports for this quake (9)

At magnitude 1.9, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people, but could be recorded instrumentally.
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Alanya (97.5 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s
Famagusta, Ammóchostos, Ammochostos (172.6 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
israel (482.9 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s
Paphos / not felt : I saw the table, tv and bed shake but didn’t feel the quake  
Pernera cyprus / not felt
Cairo, Egypt / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Paphos / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 10-15 s
Larnaca / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 20-30 s
Limassol / Light shaking (MMI IV)
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