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Earthquake shakes eastern Mediterranean; felt in Cyprus

An earthquake rattled Cyprus on Wednesday afternoon.

According to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), the earthquake’s magnitude was 5.9 on the Richter scale, with its epicentre being near Rhodes, Greece.

The EMSC said that the shaking was felt at a distance of over 500 kilometres by approximately 12 million people in Turkey, Cyprus, Greece and Egypt.

There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.

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