Cyprus Mail

Tremor measuring 3.0 felt in Limassol


An 3.0 earthquake was felt in Cyprus on Sunday afternoon, mainly in Limassol, officials said.
Social media posts first referred to the tremor around 4.30pm.

A statement from the geological surveys department around 6pm confirmed the tremor, saying it measured 3.0 on the Richter scale.

It struck at precisely 4.26 local time.

The earthquake had an epicentre 16km north of Limassol and a focal depth of 20km.

“The earthquake was slightly felt especially in the district of Limassol but less so in the Nicosia area,” an announcement said.

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