Weak mag. 2.3 earthquake - 4.1 km north of Limassol, Cyprus, on Wednesday, Jun 29, 2022 at 10:32 pm (GMT +3) -

Weak mag. 2.3 earthquake - 4.1 km north of Limassol, Cyprus, on Wednesday, Jun 29, 2022 at 10:32 pm (GMT +3) Weak mag. 2.3 earthquake - 4.1 km north of Limassol, Cyprus, on Wednesday, Jun 29, 2022 at 10:32 pm (GMT +3)

Weak magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 2 km depth

29 Jun 19:33 UTC: First to report: VolcanoDiscovery after 2 minutes.
29 Jun 19:41: Now using data updates from RaspberryShake
6 Jul 16:04: Magnitude recalculated from 2.0 to 2.3. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 2.0 km (from 6.2 to 1.2 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 9 km (5.6 mi) towards SW.
Update Wed, 29 Jun 2022, 19:36
Seismic-like event, possible earthquake, reported few minutes ago near Limassol, Limassol District, Cyprus
We are receiving unverified early reports of ground shaking possibly caused by seismic activity in or near Limassol, Limassol District, Cyprus on 29 Jun 2022 (GMT) at approximately 19:30 GMT.
There are no details yet on the magnitude or depth of this possible quake. If confirmed, we can expect more accurate data to emerge in the next few minutes. The location, magnitude and time mentioned are indicative, based on our best-fit seismic model. They are temporary until our AllQuakes monitoring service receives more exact scientific data from a national or international seismological agency. Check back here shortly and stay safe.

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Earthquake data

Earthquake details

Date & timeJun 29, 2022 19:32:18 UTC -
Local time at epicenterWednesday, Jun 29, 2022 at 10:32 pm (GMT +3)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude2.3
Depth2.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude34.72°N / 33.05°E (Agios Athanasios, Limassol, Cyprus)
Antipode34.72°S / 146.95°W
Shaking intensityWeak shaking
Felt37 reports
Primary data sourceRaspberryShake (RaspberryShake)
Nearby towns and cities4 km (3 mi) NNE of Limassol (Limassol District) (pop: 154,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
8 km (5 mi) W of Agios Tychon (Eparchía Lárnakas) (pop: 2,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
10 km (6 mi) SE of Apesia (pop: 342) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
13 km (8 mi) SSW of Dierona (pop: 279) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
17 km (11 mi) E of Sotira (pop: 4,440) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
20 km (12 mi) WSW of Asgata (pop: 406) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
25 km (16 mi) SSE of Kyperounta (pop: 1,560) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
58 km (36 mi) SSW of Nicosia (pop: 200,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeClear Sky 22°C (72 F), humidity: 80%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from NW
Estimated seismic energy released1.8 x 108 joules (49.4 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
2.32 kmCyprus RegionRaspberryShake
2.32 kmCYPRUS REGIONEMSC
2.66 kmCyprus: MEDITERRANEAN SEAKOERI-RETMC

User reports for this quake (37)

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Limassol (3.8 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single vertical bump / very short : similar to previous ones we been having for 2-3 days now.....short and a bit shaky for the upper floor | One user found this interesting.  
Limassol (2.2 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : on the balcony, 2nd floor, sitting on the chair, a 1 second ~30hz light vibration and sound from nearby items  
Limassol (4.8 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : laster long than the others  
Cyprus, Limassol (4.1 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Agios tychonas (7.4 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s : Rocking side to side  
Agios tychonas (7.4 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s : Rocking side to side  
Limassol (3.1 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / very short
Limassol (7.1 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Mouttagiaka, Limassol (2.9 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / very short
Limassol (5.3 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Λεμεσός (7.5 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / very short
Λεμεσός (6.4 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Manou loizou 5 (7 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / very short
Nicosia (56.7 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 20-30 s
Limassol (4.7 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Cyprus, Limassol (4.1 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Germasogeia (2.3 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Limassol, Cyprus (7.2 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Limassol (4.3 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Limassol (3.2 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Limassol (3.3 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / very short
Limassol (3.7 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Limassol (8.4 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 1-2 s
Limassol (4.8 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : laster long than the others  
Limassol / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s
Limassol / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Limassol / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 1-2 s
Limassol / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 1-2 s
Limassol / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / very short
Limassol / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Limassol / Light shaking (MMI IV)
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