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5.1 magnitude earthquake rattles Cyprus, felt in Syria

Christian Fernsby |
An earthquake with an estimated magnitude of 5.3 rattled Cyprus on Thursday, witnesses said, with no immediate reports of damage.

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Topics: CYPRUS    SYRIA   

The tremor occurred at around 1427 GMT and was felt by residents of high rise buildings in the capital, Nicosia, forcing some to evacuate.

Residents of the Syrian coastal areas felt the earthquake that hit Cyprus.

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