A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Lipari in Italy on Wednesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/10/15 / 2015-10-14 10:20:53 / October 14, 2015 @ 10:20 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003nk1. Id of event: us10003nk1. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 14.7529 East, latitude 38.8385 North, depth = 286.92 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 286.92 km (178 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:20:53 / 11:20 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 86 km (53 miles) from Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto (c. 34 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Milazzo (c. 31 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Capo d’Orlando (c. 12 000 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Sant’Agata di Militello (c. 9 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Patti (c. 9 300 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Villafranca Tirrena (c. 8 100 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Torregrotta (c. 7 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Villafranca Tirrena, Torregrotta, Sant’Agata di Militello. Close 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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