Strong mag. 5.2 earthquake - 3.9 km west of Peyia, Pafos, Cyprus, on Wednesday, 15 April 2015 at 08:25 (GMT)

Strong mag. 5.2 earthquake - 3.9 km west of Peyia, Pafos, Cyprus, on Wednesday, 15 April 2015 at 08:25 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 10 km depth

15 Apr 08:29 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 4 minutes.
Apr 15 09:10: Magnitude recalculated from 5.1 to 5.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 49.0 to 10.0 km.
Date & time: 15 Apr 2015 08:25:12 UTC
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 34.89°N / 32.34°E (Pafos, Cyprus)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (2 mi) W of Peyia (pop: 2,460) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) NNW of Paphos (pop: 36,000) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) SSW of Polis (pop: 1,980) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) NW of Pissouri (Limassol) (pop: 1,080) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) WSW of Lefka (Nicosia) (pop: 7,840) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) WNW of Lemesos (Limassol) (pop: 154,000) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) WSW of Morfou (Nicosia) (pop: 14,800) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) WSW of Strovolos (Nicosia) (pop: 67,900) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) WSW of Nicosia (pop: 200,500) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) W of Larnaca (Larnaka) (pop: 72,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
5.210 kmCyprus RegionGFZ
5.520 kmCYPRUS REGIONEMSC
5.510 km7km WSW of Peyia, CyprusUSGS
5.514 kmKIBRIS RUM KESIMIKOERI-RETMC

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Limassol (65.6 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Was in my flat on fourth floor. Everything moved significantly during a couple of seconds.  
Paphos / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Przebywalismy na leżakach koło basenu w hotelu nad morzem, nagle cały leżak zaczął się poruszać do przodu i tyłu jakby ktoś mnie bujał i to mocno. Szyby w hotelu bardzo się uginały.  
Nicosia / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Episkopi Village, Paphos (61.4 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
paphos / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : At the 3rd floor was an experience will never forget....  
Paphos / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : My family and I were in the soft play area of the mall in Paphos when the entire equipment and building started to shake. It was terrifying and I quickly gathered my children together, put on their shoes and headed out of the building whilst the whole thing was still moving. I knew immediately it was a quake and just had the impulse to get outside in the open. Everyone evacuated the building and looked scared. Sarah Evans (UK)  
Peyia / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Coral bay cyprus / Weak shaking (MMI III)
paphos / Severe shaking (MMI VIII)
paphos / not felt
Coral Bay, Cyprus / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I felt it, hotel is near Peyia and southwest of Paphos. Some small tremors felt afterwards. Have been coming to Cyprus for past 16 years but have never experienced an earthquake here before!  
pathos / Weak shaking (MMI III)
paphos / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : In the Almyra hotel in Paphos on 4th floor balcony . the hotel literally swayed from side to side and i had to hold on to the railing for support . residents were screaming poolside scooping children up and running. I had felt the floor trembling for a few days and now know there have been smaller earthquakes this week.  
Limassol / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Pissouri Cyprus / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Tala, Paphos (9.4 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Polos, Cyprus / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Polis / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Beds were shaking. Hard time to balance while standing.  
Anarita Pafos / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I felt the floor shaking and vibrating.My wife was in another room and thought I was dragging furniture around  
Pafos / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Since I never felt like this before (only from TV shows), I was very frightening, took my wife and ran outside.  
PAPHOS (16.9 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Paphos / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I was asleep and I suddenly felt my bed shaking under me. I didn't understand straight away, what was happening. However things started falling from the shelves and I started shouting to wake up everybody else in the house. It lasted for about a minute and is the strongest earthquake I felt in Cyprus (I live hear for 12 years).  
Limassol / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Cyprus Paphos Kiasonerga / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Strongest earthquake I have ever experienced. First shaking at about 11.30am local time was quite scary. It was very heavy and seemed endless. A few objects in my house are broken. Vases etc.  
Pahos (3154.1 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Armou / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Nicosia (98.4 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Emba, Paphos (15.4 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : My first experience and it was very frightening. the noise of the rumble, then the noise of items moving, together with the rapid shaking  
Cyprus Paphos Kiasonerga / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Strongest earthquake I have ever experienced. First shaking at about 11.30am local time was quite scary. It was very heavy and seemed endless. A few objects in my house are broken. Vases etc.  
Elysium hotel / Severe shaking (MMI VIII) : The earthquake could be felt by everyone and sent small waves across the swimming pool Nothing fell from the buildings , so was ok  
Choli (13.8 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : over 3 seconds, one wave  
Skoulli / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : The pool was sloshing!  
Pissouri Bay / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Peyia / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
cholakas paphos / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : Whole house felt shaking from below and i was outside and became dizzy and nearly fell over Ornaments in glass cupboard fell over  
Elysium hotel, Paphos / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : First tremors I've experienced. Quite unnerving and load in hotel. Wife was in the hotel grounds and felt the tremors whilst standing  
paphos / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : First wave was shaking the hole building really strongly even at the side ways, second wave was much milder, but you could still feel the building shaking a bit.  
Peyia, Paphos, Cyprus / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
paphos / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : near paphos up down short strong like 5.5  
Pyrgos, Limassol (4529) (65.6 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Could feel my chair wobbling underneath me, my laptop monitor was shaking as was the watercooler to my left.  
coral bay / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Paphos (13.9 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Nicosia / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Choli, Reg. Paphos: One long wafe, thre seconds (13.8 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
cyprus nicosia / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Kolono, Paphos, Cyprus / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Limassol / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Pano Akourdaleia / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Es hat stark gerüttelt, sehr laute Geräusche gemacht. Mir wurde eiskalt und schwummrig im Kopf. Hat gefühlt mehrere Sekunden gedauert.  
Agio Georgios / Akamas Cyprus / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : In the shower, earth moving back and forth. I thought I heard a deep sounding distant crash.  
Pyrgos 4529 Limassol / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Chairs movement and feeling of nausea. water bottles definate shaking  
Pathos / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
ORFEOS 4, NICOSIA (98.4 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
engomi / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
limassol, cyprus / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Limassol / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Limassol / Light shaking (MMI IV)
PORTO BELLO, LIMASSOL (68.6 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
paphos / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Paphos (Cyprus, 3 km NE of epicenter) : Did not last long, first time I have felt an earthquake (reported through EMSC)  
Aglantzia (Cyprus, 102 km NE of epicenter) : Office chair rolled to the side with me sitting on it (reported through EMSC)  
Kouklia (Cyprus, 19 km E of epicenter) : Felt a little sick and had a fuzzy head for a while after (reported through EMSC)  
Limassol (Cyprus, 58 km E of epicenter) : I was in school when it began to shake. We went out of the building but than the earthquake stopped. (reported through EMSC)  
Peyia (Cyprus, 16 km NW of epicenter) : I cant imagine what longer or bigger ones feel like - that rumbling sound is so haunting (reported through EMSC)  
Pissouri (Cyprus, 30 km E of epicenter) : The chair in which I was sitting rocked for several seconds, but there was not other noticeable effect on any objects in the room. it was over very quickly. (reported through EMSC)  
Paphos (Cyprus, 5 km NE of epicenter) : I guess what struck me most was how violent the sideways motion was. Also even though Earthquakes are common in Cyprus no one really knew what to do. (reported through EMSC)  
Chloraka (Cyprus, 6 km N of epicenter) : Over quickly but very strong. We had a lot of broken glasses that had fallen from the shelves. (reported through EMSC)  
Paphos (Cyprus, 5 km NE of epicenter) : I felt the earth sway under my feet, then my balance in my head swayed, and then the earth beneath my feet swayed again. My immediate reaction was the earthquake was more than the 4.2 earthquake I had experienced in northern Israel more than 10 years ago. I felt one aftershock 10 minutes later. A couple of hours later, I had a conversation with a park official was was deep in the gorge when he felt the earthquake. He said he was thinking that, "if the earthquake would have lasted 2 minutes the entire gorge would have been destroyed." (reported through EMSC)  
Paphos (Cyprus, 4 km NE of epicenter) : We've been scared (reported through EMSC)  
Paphos (Cyprus, 5 km NE of epicenter) : Impression que le sol était en cahoutchouc, mouvement horizontal très net, impression modérée de perdre l'équilibre (reported through EMSC)  
Limassol (Cyprus, 58 km E of epicenter) : I am living on 5th floor. The feeling was like the building was moving north-south-north. (reported through EMSC)  
Agios Therapon (Cyprus, 42 km E of epicenter) : No sound. Just movement (reported through EMSC)  
Nicosia (, 101 km NE of epicenter) : Ours pets for the last four days have been almost insane with tension and fear. After the quake they are calmer. (reported through EMSC)  
Akoursos (Cyprus, 16 km N of epicenter) : Плескалась вода в бассейне (reported through EMSC)  
Paphos (Cyprus, 5 km NE of epicenter) : I was in my kitchen when my whole house started wobbling quite strongly from side to side. I could feel the foundations moving aswell. I thought my kitchen cupboards were going to come off the wall they were shaking that much (reported through EMSC)  
Paphos (Cyprus, 5 km NE of epicenter) : It was the largest earthquake I've felt in 17 years in Cyprus. (reported through EMSC)  
Paphos (Cyprus, 5 km NE of epicenter) : the ground was moving like you were seeing double.. (reported through EMSC)  
Paphos (Cyprus, 5 km NE of epicenter) : This was my first quake. It exhibited the classic side to side motion strong enough to make me lose my balance and reach out for support. It was very short, just a few seconds long. (reported through EMSC)  
Peyia (Cyprus, 16 km NW of epicenter) : Did feel big with a few after shocks (reported through EMSC)  
Nicosia (, 101 km NE of epicenter) : I only noticed because i am someone who is extremely susceptible to motion sickness and here the slight swaying of the building was enough to make me dizzy. (reported through EMSC)  
Limassol (Cyprus, 58 km E of epicenter) : It lasted a minute or so. (reported through EMSC)  
Paphos (Cyprus, 5 km NE of epicenter) : Lost use of mobiles for about an hour - just got a busy signal then dead. Checked with neighbours, they had the same problems (reported through EMSC)  
Nicosia (, 101 km NE of epicenter) : My desk swayed but there was no sound (reported through EMSC)  
Strovolos (Cyprus, 100 km NE of epicenter) : Felt strong swaying (reported through EMSC)  
Limassol (Cyprus, 58 km E of epicenter) : I live on the 3rd floor and i felt nothing!! (reported through EMSC)  
Limassol (Cyprus, 58 km E of epicenter) : The image from my homemade seismometer located inland 30km from the epicentre. Light shaking felt here. (reported through EMSC)  
Episkopi (Cyprus, 48 km E of epicenter) : It is only the second one I have experienced and the 1st was worse (reported through EMSC)  
Kouklia (Cyprus, 19 km E of epicenter) : I was inside a courier office in central Paphos. The whole building shook very violently so much so i had to steady myself on my feet or i would have been knocked over. It took me a few seconds to register what was happening as i have never felt an earthquake before. (reported through EMSC)  
Peyia (Cyprus, 16 km NW of epicenter) : Felt whilst driving, like a strong wind, and whilst stationary like someone rocking the car. (reported through EMSC)  
Mesogi (Cyprus, 10 km NE of epicenter) : it started off slowly in a trembling manor then became stronger with a louder noise (reported through EMSC)  
Nicosia (, 101 km NE of epicenter) : Oh my god!!! my chair was rolling from one side to the other side in my office on the 4th floor (reported through EMSC)  
Egkomi (Cyprus, 97 km NE of epicenter) : Its been a long time that an earthquake hit Cyprus!!! We hope that this was not the start of a seriesof them!!! All ok!! (reported through EMSC)  
Poli Crysochous (Cyprus, 34 km N of epicenter) : Whole house shook, there was creaking, banging and rumbling. Felt like being on a ship in a storm. Few cracks in walls and drive but no other damage. (reported through EMSC)  
Peyia (Cyprus, 16 km NW of epicenter) : Local hotels evacuated. Sign posts swayed 1ft or more. Glass doors held open with stays on the hinges closed due to the vibrations. (reported through EMSC)  
Emba (Cyprus, 7 km N of epicenter) : The whole house shook. Some pictures fell off the wall (reported through EMSC)  
Chloraka (Cyprus, 7 km N of epicenter) : There was a smaller earthquake about 5 minutes later (reported through EMSC)  
Paphos (Cyprus, 5 km NE of epicenter) : My aquarium went crazy the water spilled everwhere and the whole neighborhood were crazy about it. (reported through EMSC)  
Nicosia (, 101 km NE of epicenter) : ταρακουνήθηκε λίγο το γραφείο (reported through EMSC)  
Σωτήρα (Cyprus, 41 km E of epicenter) : Felt grownd moving slightly.. Two times.. understood it was an earthquake. . (reported through EMSC)  
Lysos (Cyprus, 30 km N of epicenter) : Water in the swimming pool swished from side to side. (reported through EMSC)  
Peyia (Cyprus, 16 km NW of epicenter) : In local shops it was reported that shelves shook their contents onto the floors (reported through EMSC)  
Koili (Cyprus, 15 km NE of epicenter) : The whole house shook and the L200 left the ground. I was knocked into the wall and banged my head. 20 mins later aftershock the bookcase shook. (reported through EMSC)  
Chloraka (Cyprus, 7 km N of epicenter) : Floor was rippling building swaying things falling on floor. Roof tiles fell in. Pretty scary. (reported through EMSC)  
Paphos (Cyprus, 5 km NE of epicenter) : Some books fell from shelves. Very strong shocks in my house. (reported through EMSC)  
Egkomi (Cyprus, 96 km NE of epicenter) : I was in the car parked and felt it in Nicosia. (reported through EMSC)  
Peyia (Cyprus, 16 km NW of epicenter) : House shook and trembled, literally felt like the earth moving. (reported through EMSC)  
Armou (Cyprus, 10 km NE of epicenter) : Have felt many here in Cyprus, but this one emptied nearly 10 Gallons of water out of my 200 Gallon marine tank onto the floor and the heavy 40KG light units were swinging on a circular motion hard enough to hit a wall 18 inches from where they hang. Good one! (reported through EMSC)  
Mesa Chorio (Cyprus, 10 km NE of epicenter) : I first thought it was a heavy truck going by, but the effect increased well beyond that. The whole building was shaking and flexing. Doors and windows heavily rattling. (reported through EMSC)  
Paphos (Cyprus, 5 km NE of epicenter) : Kändes som att köra över en speedbumper med bil (reported through EMSC)  
Paphos (Cyprus, 5 km NE of epicenter) : LA PEUR DE MA VIE ... et pourtant après 30 ans à Chypre j'ai vécu beaucoup d'autres tremblements de terre .. mais celui ci m'a fait très peur (reported through EMSC)  
Paphos (Cyprus, 5 km NE of epicenter) : Quite durable, strength not faded until the end of the effect (reported through EMSC)  
Paphos (Cyprus, 5 km NE of epicenter) : Out shopping in local market, building seemed to sway and shopkeepers looked very panicked and shouted everybody to get out! (reported through EMSC)  
Nicosia (, 114 km NE of epicenter) : Swaying for about 20 seconds. made me feel a bit dizzy. (reported through EMSC)  
Nea Dimmata (Cyprus, 54 km NE of epicenter) : My whole house shook and the water in the pool sloshed about - my house looks out over the whole of Chrysochou Bay is set about 100m back from a cliff edge that has a drop of approx 30ft - I don't scare easily but even now I am shaking . Am trying to find out where it originated . Haven't yet had a proper look for damage . (reported through EMSC)  
Poli Crysochous (Cyprus, 41 km NE of epicenter) : We were sitting on a wall in Prodromi village when the wall started swaying slightly but noticeable. (reported through EMSC)  
Simou (Cyprus, 35 km NE of epicenter) : Was very long lasting, maybe 3.5/4mins (reported through EMSC)  
Peyia (Cyprus, 24 km NE of epicenter) : Last day of our holiday (from UK) we're staying at Sea caves just past Coral Bay. We were terrified! Seemed to last around 10 seconds, pool water was splashing, car was rocking and walls of the villa swaying. I had to hold onto the walls. Small aftershock about 15 mins later but we are still shaking! :) (reported through EMSC)  
Peyia (Cyprus, 24 km NE of epicenter) : It was the worst I felt in Cyprus in 10 years...no need to stir the coffee I was making!! :) (reported through EMSC)  
Peyia (Cyprus, 24 km NE of epicenter) : Have lived here for 10 years. Strongest earthquake felt. 2 of my dogs still scared 45 minutes later. (reported through EMSC)  
Tala (Cyprus, 21 km NE of epicenter) : terrifying for about 20 seconds, house swayed, water tank on roof sloshed, loud rumbling noise. two smaller aftershocks followed. First one was still very much noticeable. Phone network down temporarily, tall buildings evacuated (reported through EMSC)  
Tala (Cyprus, 21 km NE of epicenter) : Sharp onset with explosive sound unlike my previous experience in Hong Kong (1968-70) where a force 4 sounded like a train approaching. (reported through EMSC)  
Emba (Cyprus, 19 km NE of epicenter) : Loud Bang heard first! I thought a large lorry had hit a building. (reported through EMSC)  
Paphos (Cyprus, 18 km NE of epicenter) : Several people moved away from hotel building... lots of talk about "get clear or stand in a doorway" (reported through EMSC)  
Nicosia (, 114 km NE of epicenter) : Seismos mege8ous Rikkou..mikros (reported through EMSC)  
Nicosia (Cyprus, 114 km NE of epicenter) : The quake was quite noticeable on the 4th floor (reported through EMSC)  
Strovolos (Cyprus, 111 km NE of epicenter) : Felt more like a gentle shake...the kind of thing that makes you sick (feel it through your stomach). A similar thing that you feel when you experience a sudden small altitude drop while in a passenger plane. (reported through EMSC)  
Egkomi (Cyprus, 110 km NE of epicenter) : in Nicosia we felt it strong, was not the classic left/right shaking or up/down, my perception is that will come another soon. Be carefull in pafos and limassol area. (reported through EMSC)  
Egkomi (Cyprus, 110 km NE of epicenter) : It was pretty horrible to face earth quack on 5th floor. (reported through EMSC)  
Limassol (Cyprus, 74 km E of epicenter) : Moderate shaking (reported through EMSC)  
Limassol (Cyprus, 71 km E of epicenter) : Slight shaking (reported through EMSC)  
Limassol (Cyprus, 71 km E of epicenter) : Desk and pc screen shaking. Shower door making noise and in general an earthquake buzzing noise was heard throughout (reported through EMSC)  
Limassol (Cyprus, 71 km E of epicenter) : I could definitely tell it was an earthquake but there wasn't great movement. It lasted about 9-10 seconds. I held my breath in case it got stronger, but it just tapered off. (reported through EMSC)  
Pissouri (Cyprus, 41 km E of epicenter) : It was the most powerful I have ever felt because the whole house seemed to move on it's foundation. (reported through EMSC)  
Kannaviou (Cyprus, 38 km NE of epicenter) : Normally these fascinate me but this one was scary. I was in the bathroom and the whole house was rocking. When it was over the water was almost splashing right out of the pool. (reported through EMSC)  
Neo Chorio (Cyprus, 38 km N of epicenter) : I was sat at my computer when suddenly everything very noticeably swayed sideways for about 5 seconds. Two people we saw outside felt it as well. It also woke our dog up. My son was sat on the sofa and he thought someone was bumping past the sofa. (reported through EMSC)  
Kouklia (Cyprus, 31 km E of epicenter) : Everything felt wobbly for a few seconds (reported through EMSC)  
Kallepia (Cyprus, 28 km NE of epicenter) : After shocks for about 10 minutes,lessening in degree of intensity (reported through EMSC)  
Mandria (Cyprus, 26 km E of epicenter) : I was really scared, thought I was losing my mind!! First thoughts how to get my dogs out the apartment safely :-( (reported through EMSC)  
Mandria (Cyprus, 26 km E of epicenter) : Houses and apartments visibly swaying (reported through EMSC)  
Tsada (Cyprus, 25 km NE of epicenter) : It lasted about 4-5 seconds (but seemed longer!) and the ground seemed to roll under me. Light fittings and pictures moved and I heard crockery in the kitchen cupboards shift but nothing appears to be broken. There was an aftershock about 15 mins later but very slight, just noticeable shaking. (reported through EMSC)  
Tsada (Cyprus, 25 km NE of epicenter) : The whole house seemed to shake, the television nearly fell off its' stand. The experience was very scary, we have felt 2 previous earthquakes here but this was by far the worse. I still feel sick as a result and we felt a smaller after shock. (reported through EMSC)  
Peyia (Cyprus, 24 km NE of epicenter) : Wow it was frightening. I felt very dizzy (reported through EMSC)  
Peyia (Cyprus, 24 km NE of epicenter) : There was noise and the ground was shaking for about 3-4 seconds (reported through EMSC)  
Peyia (Cyprus, 24 km NE of epicenter) : Quite strong but of short duration. (reported through EMSC)  
Peyia (Cyprus, 24 km NE of epicenter) : It felt stronger than last one here (1997?). Very loud. One small aftershock so far. (reported through EMSC)  
Peyia (Cyprus, 24 km NE of epicenter) : A violent shaking that lasted only about 2 seconds. Much stronger than anything felt before in Cyprus. However very different to the aftershocks I felt in Tokyo immediately after the large tsunami, as those lasted much longer. (reported through EMSC)  
Peyia (Cyprus, 24 km NE of epicenter) : Slightly less tremor occurred a few minutes later (reported through EMSC)  
Peyia (Cyprus, 24 km NE of epicenter) : We live high on the hillside above the coast and the village. Our home is built on a strong earthquake pad but it still swayed left to right. Really frightening. Our office is on the flat close to the coast and that felt the hit too. (reported through EMSC)  
Peyia (Cyprus, 24 km NE of epicenter) : (Event (Latest est 5.5) 15mins) Lasted approximately 5 seconds from first rumble (sounded like thunder) then vibrations like heavy vehicle passing, but growing in strength which then finished with a strong lateral swaying. Swimming pool lapped above rim. Experienced minor tremors before ( (reported through EMSC)  
Tala (Cyprus, 21 km NE of epicenter) : Very frightening (reported through EMSC)  
Konia (Cyprus, 21 km NE of epicenter) : The sound was like a washing on fast spin. I had to lean against the wall to stop myself from falling. (reported through EMSC)  
Yeroskipou (Cyprus, 21 km E of epicenter) : Felt it in my heart like strong bass music (reported through EMSC)  
Yeroskipou (Cyprus, 21 km E of epicenter) : Very short, around 5 secs. Whole room shook. (reported through EMSC)  
Peyia (Cyprus, 21 km NE of epicenter) : Was big, aftershock 15 mins later (reported through EMSC)  
Kissonerga (Cyprus, 19 km NE of epicenter) : The house looked like it was swaying, you could visibly see it moving, drawers opened in cabinets. Mirror in upstairs bedroom moved. It sounded like what I would imagine a bomb going off would sound. (reported through EMSC)  
Emba (Cyprus, 19 km NE of epicenter) : The whole villa rocked, the lights swayed, the computer rocked, (reported through EMSC)  
Chloraka (Cyprus, 18 km NE of epicenter) : I felt it strongly but fortunately it was only for 5 seconds (reported through EMSC)  
Paphos (Cyprus, 18 km NE of epicenter) : Séisme à Pafoschypre (reported through EMSC)  
Paphos (Cyprus, 18 km NE of epicenter) : Swimming pool water overflowed and moved for some time after then we had a smaller after shock (reported through EMSC)  
Paphos (Cyprus, 18 km NE of epicenter) : It was followed by a small aftershock ten minutes later. (reported through EMSC)  
Paphos (Cyprus, 18 km NE of epicenter) : It lasted for several seconds powerfully and several more as a faint tremble. (reported through EMSC)  
Paphos (Cyprus, 18 km NE of epicenter) : Felt the building move. Well designed to resist destruction. (reported through EMSC)  
Paphos (Cyprus, 18 km NE of epicenter) : страшно (reported through EMSC)  
Paphos (Cyprus, 18 km NE of epicenter) : House shook after a bang and then swayed (reported through EMSC)  
Paphos (Cyprus, 18 km NE of epicenter) : 2 large tremors that shook the whole house, ciuld actually see the building moving from outside. then 10 mins later some light aftershocks. (reported through EMSC)  
Paphos (Cyprus, 18 km NE of epicenter) : Small tremors afterwards (reported through EMSC)  
Paphos (Cyprus, 18 km NE of epicenter) : It was sudden and very short. Strangely, the yappy dogs next door didn't bark. (reported through EMSC)  
Paphos (Cyprus, 18 km NE of epicenter) : Sat around a pool at a hotel on the sea front and everyone here felt it (reported through EMSC)  
Paphos (Cyprus, 18 km NE of epicenter) : small aftershock about 5 mins later (reported through EMSC)  
Larnaca (Cyprus, 125 km E of epicenter) : I felt like I was passing out. Dizzy. The desk trembled. (reported through EMSC)  
Foinikaria (Cyprus, 73 km E of epicenter) : it took relatively long (reported through EMSC)  
Limassol (Cyprus, 66 km E of epicenter) : It was a mild earthquake but we felt it for abt 30 sec (reported through EMSC)  
Pachna (Cyprus, 47 km E of epicenter) : Sitting in my study and the chair moved. (reported through EMSC)  
Poli Crysochous (Cyprus, 46 km N of epicenter) : Slight shaking (reported through EMSC)  
Akoursos (Cyprus, 30 km N of epicenter) : Small after shock (reported through EMSC)  
Peyia (Cyprus, 29 km N of epicenter) : first time ever feeling a tremor. More fascinated than frightened. (reported through EMSC)  
Peyia (Cyprus, 29 km N of epicenter) : Fairly short but sharp. Aftershocks about 10 minutes later (reported through EMSC)  
Peyia (Cyprus, 29 km N of epicenter) : House shook, no damage, worst we've felt in 7 years. (reported through EMSC)  
Kouklia (Cyprus, 27 km E of epicenter) : Felt movement and cup shook. Dog jumped up too (reported through EMSC)  
Kouklia (Cyprus, 27 km E of epicenter) : Happened at 11.30am local time. Lasted for about 30 seconds. Room shook but nothing fell off walls. (reported through EMSC)  
Armou (Cyprus, 24 km NE of epicenter) : Πολύ δυνατός έπεσαν πράγματα με διάρκεια. Very very strong everything felt down about 6 sec... (reported through EMSC)  
Yeroskipou (Cyprus, 21 km NE of epicenter) : Lasted about 5 sec (reported through EMSC)  
Paphos (Cyprus, 19 km NE of epicenter) : From Uk on hols. Only experienced one other in Chile. Unsettled but 5 mins on nothing else (reported through EMSC)  
Paphos (Cyprus, 19 km NE of epicenter) : there was a small after shock abt 15 minutes later (reported through EMSC)  
Paphos (Cyprus, 19 km NE of epicenter) : Aftershock about 15mins later (reported through EMSC)  
Paphos (Cyprus, 19 km NE of epicenter) : I wake up really scared ot was strong.it really shake us (reported through EMSC)  
Paphos (Cyprus, 19 km NE of epicenter) : It quaked. (reported through EMSC)  
Paphos (Cyprus, 19 km NE of epicenter) : It was sudden but short. (reported through EMSC)  
Paphos (Cyprus, 19 km NE of epicenter) : Very strong movement. Car rocked from side to side for several seconds (reported through EMSC)  
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (8 quakes):
  • 04 May 2015 09:07 UTC
    | M 2.0 |
    24 km (14.9 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 15 Apr 2015 14:56 UTC
    | M 2.3 |
    2.9 km (1.8 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | KOERI-RETMC | Details
  • 15 Apr 2015 10:48 UTC
    | M 2.2 |
    17 km (10.6 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 15 Apr 2015 09:17 UTC
    | M 2.3 |
    15 km (9.3 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 15 Apr 2015 08:59 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    10.8 km (6.7 mi) depth
    |
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | KOERI-RETMC | Details
  • 15 Apr 2015 08:51 UTC
    | M 2.0 |
    22.3 km (13.9 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | KOERI-RETMC | Details
  • 15 Apr 2015 08:49 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    10.2 km (6.3 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | KOERI-RETMC | Details
  • 15 Apr 2015 08:38 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    20 km (12.4 mi) depth
    |
    22 km (14 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details

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