Aftershocks rattle Cyprus after major tremor

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Aftershocks rattle Cyprus after major tremor
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Three smaller aftershocks of less than 2.5 magnitudes followed the big 5.0 earthquake which shook Cyprus on Thursday at 16:27 with its epicentre at Dasaki Achna, near Larnaca.

According to the Geological Survey Department, Thursday’s earthquake was the strongest that shook the island since 2015 when a 5.6 earthquake on the Richter Scale hit Kisonerga in Paphos.

It was also felt as far away as Lebanon, Israel, Syria and Turkey.

Christodoulos Hadjigeorgiou, Chief Geologist at the department said that according to the history of the region,...


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Aftershocks rattle Cyprus after major tremor


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