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Earthquake of 3.9 magnitude recorded in Cyprus

15/03/2023 10:45

An earthquake of magnitude 3.9 on the Richter scale was recorded on Wednesday at 08:27 local time, the Geological Survey Department of the Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment said.

In a press release the Department said the earthquake was centred in the sea area 16 kilometres southeast of the city of Pafos and had a focal depth of 28 kilometres, while the earthquake was felt in the Pafos district and slightly felt in the Limassol district.

It is added that the phenomenon is monitored by the Seismological Centre of the Department of Geological Survey and the relevant information (seismic parameters, interactive maps, etc.) is published on the websites of the Geological Survey Department ( and and on the Department's Twitter account (@CY_earthquakes).