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23 September, 2018
 
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Earthquake in Turkey shakes Cyprus

Residents in Cyprus feel tremors from earthquake 228 kilometres north-west of the island

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Residents in Cyprus were shaken Wednesday morning by an earthquake some 66 kilometres off Turkey’s Antalya province.

The tremors of the earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale were felt in Nicosia around 9:30am, while according to Kathimerini Cyprus, residents in Limassol and Paphos also felt the quake.

According to United States Geological Services, the earthquake had a 58.8 km depth with the epicenter off the coast of Tekirova.

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