Cyprus Mail

Eight earthquakes off Morphou Bay

Eight earthquakes were recorded within the space of seven hours on Tuesday off the coast of Lefka, a Turkish-occupied village in the Nicosia district overlooking Morfou bay.

As reported by media in the north of Cyprus, the largest of the tremors was recorded at 2:35am and was assigned a magnitude of 4 on the Richter scale.

According to the ‘meteorological directorate’, the epicentre of the quake was found to have been north-west of Cyprus, in the area extending to the Antalya bay in Turkey, where eight tremors were recorded, the magnitude of which ranged from 2.9 to 4 on the Richter scale.

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