A 6.1 magnitude earthquake shakes Cyprus

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A 6.1 magnitude earthquake shakes Cyprus
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An earthquake of magnitude 6.1 struck Cyprus at 3.08 am (local time) and was felt across Cyprus and around Eastern Mediterranean region.

As Cyprus Geological Survey Department announced the 6.1 magnitude quake was centered 50 km west-northwest of Polis Chrysochous in the sea area of Cyprus, and has a focal depth of 25 km.

The earthquake was strongly felt throughout Cyprus, especially in Paphos district. It was also felt throughout the eastern Mediterranean.

By 05:30 a.m there was a series of aftershocks, with a maximum magnitude of 3.1 on the Richter scale.

The Seismological Center of...

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A 6.1 magnitude earthquake shakes Cyprus

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