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31.07.2017 - 09: 44

Earthquakes in the sea around Cyprus

Yesterday in the Mediterranean Sea, 318 kilometers from the capital of Cyprus, underground tremors were recorded.

The earthquake occurred on Sunday, 20 July, at 16: 10 local time. The magnitude of the tremors was equal to two points. The epicenter of the earthquake lay at a depth of 4 kilometers and was located 318 km west of Nicosia, 120 km south-west of Turkish Antalya and 29 km south of the Turkish Demre.

A day earlier, in 220 kilometers from Nicosia, two more earthquakes with the magnitude of 2 and 1,9 points were recorded.

No damage was reported to the victims.

A source: CypLIVE

Author: Andreas Manokulyus

Tags: Cyprus, Earthquake, Mediterranean Sea