A powerful quake struck off the coast of Cyprus in the Mediterranean Sea, the US Geological Survey reports
A 6.6-magnitude quake rattled the Mediterranean region, hitting the area to the north-west of Cyprus. The quake’s depth was reported at 19.6 km (12.1 mi), according to the USGS.
The quake struck at 01:07 GMT, some 62 km (38 mi) off Paphos, a coastal city in southwest Cyprus with a population of some 36,000 people.
The European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC)…