A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 14 kilometers (9 miles) from San Giovanni in Fiore in Italy on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 19.9 km (12 miles). The temblor was detected at 09:27:51 / 9:27 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10002xfg. Id of event: us10002xfg. Exact location, longitude 16.6068° East, latitude 39.1537° North, depth = 19.9 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/08/15 / 2015-08-03 07:27:51 / August 3, 2015 @ 7:27 am UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries, Italy (c. 60 340 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Roccella Ionica, Cinque Frondi, Rosarno (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 30 km (19 miles) from Catanzaro (c. 79 000 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Lamezia Terme (c. 70 500 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Cosenza (c. 63 900 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Nicastro-Sambiase (c. 55 700 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Crotone (c. 48 700 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Rossano Stazione (c. 23 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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