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Earthquake strikes off west coast in Cyprus

No damages reported after submarine earthquake strikes Wednesday early morning

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An earthquake was recorded off the coast of Cyprus on Wednesday morning, registering 4.2 on the Richter scale underwater just southwest of Paphos.

According to USGS National Earthquake Information Center, underwater seismic activity was recorded Wednesday early morning at 4:11am off the Paphos coast, just southwest of the town.

Preliminary information said the magnitude was around 4.0, with depth about 10 kilometers, while the epicenter was estimated to be 21 kilometers from Paphos.

No damages were reported immediately after the earthquake.

 

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