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A 6.3 Richter earthquake on the Turkey-Syria border shook Cyprus

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Σεισμός 6.3 ΡΙχτ and epsilon; ;ρακούνησε την Κύπρο

According to the Euro-Mediterranean Institute, an earthquake of magnitude 6.3 occurred on Monday at 19.04, which was also felt in many areas in Cyprus.

Its epicenter was located in distance 9 km southeast of Antakya in Turkey and 75 km of Latakia in Syria.

The focal depth of the earthquake is 2 km. The Agence France-Presse reports that the earthquake is 6.4 on the Richter scale, while, according to the Reuters agency, it was felt in Syria, Egypt, Lebanon.

Turkish networks are talking about a cloud of dust in districts of Antioch while the Kandilli Observatory in Turkey reports aftershocks continuing.



Source: www.sigmalive.com

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