4.1 quake near Liopetri

A 4.1 earthquake on the Richter scale was recorded on Tuesday night at the Liopetri area in Famagusta, the geological survey department said in an announcement.

The earthquake’s epicentre was Liopetri, the announcement said, 10 km west of Paralimni and its focal depth was 50 km deep. It occurred at around 10.24pm and “it was slightly felt in Larnaca and Famagusta, as well as areas of Nicosia and Limassol”.

“The phenomenon is being monitored by the Seismological Centre of the geological survey department,” the announcement said.