The tremor hit at 4.27pm local time.
The epicentre was reported near Dasaki Achnas, in the Famagusta district, 18 kilometres northeast of Larnaca and at a depth of 55 kilometres.
“The earthquake was felt throughout Cyprus due to its great focal depth,” an official announcement said.
“It was strongly felt in the area of the epicentre, in the districts of Larnaca, Famagusta, Nicosia and Limassol, and slightly felt in Paphos. It...