Light mag. 2.9 earthquake - Limassol Municipality, 4.8 km southwest of Limassol, Cyprus, on Tuesday, Jun 28, 2022 at 7:03 pm (GMT +3) -

Light mag. 2.9 earthquake - Limassol Municipality, 4.8 km southwest of Limassol, Cyprus, on Tuesday, Jun 28, 2022 at 7:03 pm (GMT +3) Light mag. 2.9 earthquake - Limassol Municipality, 4.8 km southwest of Limassol, Cyprus, on Tuesday, Jun 28, 2022 at 7:03 pm (GMT +3)

Light magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 5 km depth

28 Jun 16:05 UTC: First to report: VolcanoDiscovery after 2 minutes.
28 Jun 16:08: Now using data updates from RaspberryShake

Earthquake details

Date & timeJun 28, 2022 16:03:04 UTC -
Local time at epicenterTuesday, Jun 28, 2022 at 7:03 pm (GMT +3)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude2.9
Depth5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude34.66265°N / 33.0648°E (Eastern Mediterranean, Cyprus)
Antipode34.663°S / 146.935°W
Shaking intensityWeak shaking
Felt76 reports
Primary data sourceRaspberryShake (RaspberryShake)
Nearby towns and cities3 km (2 mi) SE of Limassol (pop: 154,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
10 km (6 mi) SW of Agios Tychon (pop: 2,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
12 km (8 mi) NE of Akrotiri (United Kingdom) (pop: 713) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
16 km (10 mi) SSE of Apesia (pop: 342) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
19 km (12 mi) SSW of Dierona (pop: 279) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
19 km (12 mi) ESE of Sotira (pop: 4,440) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
22 km (13 mi) SW of Asgata (pop: 406) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
63 km (39 mi) SSW of Nicosia (pop: 200,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
39 km (24 mi) S of Zypern Island (pop: 1,140,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeFew Clouds 27.1°C (81 F), humidity: 57%, wind: 7 m/s (13 kts) from W
Estimated seismic energy released1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
2.95 kmNear Limassol, Limassol District, CyprusRaspberryShake
3.07.2 kmCyprus: MEDITERRANEAN SEAKOERI-RETMC
2.95 kmCYPRUS REGIONEMSC

User reports for this quake (77)

At magnitude 2.9, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
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Limassol (3.6 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : I'm at the 5th floor on the sea road in Limassol sitting at my desk and working on my laptop and I felt the swinging. Not very hard, about 3 times and lasted about 5 seconds. Nothing to worry about, but the seismic activity on the island starts to worry m | 7 users found this interesting.  
Mouttagiaka, Limassol (7.3 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s : Felt like 3 in richter scale | 2 users found this interesting.  
Limassol Potamos Germasogeia (7 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : I was sitting on my couch and all of a suden the couch started moving | One user found this interesting.  
Limassol (3.4 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 1-2 s : Lying in bed and start the door shaking | One user found this interesting.  
Limassol (6.2 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Vibrating while I was sat | One user found this interesting.  
Limassol / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : I was home with my parents and all 3 of us felt this unusual short quake. Difficult to describe, we didn't really move around but the whole place just vibrated! Was a fun experience!  
limassol (3.1 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 2-5 s
Limassol (3 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 2-5 s
Mouttagiaka, Limassol (4.2 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
Mouttagiaka (8.1 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Limassol (5.6 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s : Noticed shaking while outside  
Limassol (27.8 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 5-10 s
Limassol (4.9 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s : I was sleeping i felt 2 sec trembling of my bed!  
Limassol (4.3 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 1-2 s
Limassol (5.4 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Limassol (4 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s
Limassol (6.3 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 1-2 s
Limassol (4 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 5-10 s
Limassol (7.1 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : two weak pushes  
1.8 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Limassol (6.4 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 2-5 s
Limassol (6.8 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : It was brief but scary.. Alm tge furniture moved in the officr  
Limassol (7.6 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / very short : Fast and strong shaking  
Limassol (3.6 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : Was sitting on a chair. Felt slight vibration approx. 5 sec  
cyprus (46.2 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Was normal  
Limassol (3.7 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : It was week shake  
Limassol (1.4 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Limassol (3.2 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s
Limassol (3.5 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
Limassol (3 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Limassol (2.3 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
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