Weak mag. 2.4 earthquake - Eastern Mediterranean, 40 km south of Paphos, Cyprus, on Friday, Dec 3, 2021 at 7:00 am (GMT +2) -
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Weak magnitude 2.4 earthquake at 8 km depth
3 Dec 05:15 UTC: First to report: KOERI-RETMC after 15 minutes.
|Date & time||Dec 3, 2021 05:00:15 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Friday, Dec 3, 2021 at 7:00 am (GMT +2)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||34.4305°N / 32.315°E (Eastern Mediterranean, Cyprus)|
|Antipode||34.431°S / 147.685°W|
|Shaking intensity||Very weak shaking|
|Primary data source||KOERI-RETMC (Kandilli Oservatory and Earthquake Research Institute in Istanbul)|
|Nearby towns and cities||38 km (23 mi) SSW of Acheleia (pop: 119) --> See nearby quakes!|
40 km (25 mi) SSW of Paphos (pop: 36,000) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) SW of Pissouri (pop: 1,080) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) SW of Choletria (Cholétria) (pop: 252) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) S of Peyia (pop: 2,460) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) WSW of Sotira (pop: 4,440) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) S of Polis (pop: 1,980) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) WSW of Limassol (pop: 154,000) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (51 mi) SW of Kyperounta (pop: 1,560) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) SW of Nicosia (pop: 200,500) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) SW of Zypern Island (pop: 1,140,000) --> See nearby quakes!
|Weather at epicenter at time of quake||Overcast Clouds 11.1°C (52 F), humidity: 53%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from NNW|
|Estimated seismic energy released||2.5 x 108 joules (69.8 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy|
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|2.4||8 km||Cyprus: MEDITERRANEAN SEA||KOERI-RETMC|
|2.5||20 km||CYPRUS REGION||EMSC|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.4, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.