A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Belvedere Marittimo in Italy. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/08/15 / 2015-08-02 06:58:07 / August 2, 2015 @ 6:58 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us10002x9i. Unique identifier: us10002x9i. The temblor was detected at 07:58:07 / 7:58 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 244.33 km, 15.6228° East, 39.4553° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 244.33 km (152 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Giovanni in Fiore, Pizzo, Vallo della Lucania. Epicenter of the earthquake was 80 km (50 miles) from Lamezia Terme (c. 70 500 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Cosenza (c. 63 900 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Nicastro-Sambiase (c. 55 700 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Rossano Stazione (c. 23 800 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Quattromiglia (c. 22 900 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Castrovillari (c. 20 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Italy (c. 60 340 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 27 km SW of Belvedere Marittimo, Italy.
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