A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Termoli in Italy on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 15.2162 East, latitude 42.3407 North, depth = 7.77 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/12/15 / 2015-12-06 16:24:39 / December 6, 2015 @ 4:24 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us100044g7. Unique identifier: us100044g7. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:24:39 / 5:24 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.77 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the event was 84 km (52 miles) from Pescara (c. 116 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from San Severo (c. 54 900 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Montesilvano Marina (c. 46 000 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Chieti (c. 44 400 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Lucera (c. 32 200 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Termoli (c. 31 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Lanciano (c. 30 700 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vieste, Monte Sant’Angelo, Lucera. Country/countries that might be effected, Italy (c. 60 340 000 pop).
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 43 km NNE of Termoli, Italy.
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