A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Ripalimosani in Italy. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/01/16 / 2016-01-16 18:55:11 / January 16, 2016 @ 6:55 pm. Exact location of event, depth 4.86 km, 14.6489° East, 41.5993° North. The temblor was reported at 19:55:11 / 7:55 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 4.86 km (3 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us10004f2x. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004f2x.
The epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Napoli (c. 959 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Foggia (c. 137 000 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Torre del Greco (c. 85 900 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Giugliano in Campania (c. 80 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Caserta (c. 72 800 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Afragola (c. 62 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Casoria (c. 58 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sant’Antonio Abate, Chieti, Cagnano Varano (min 5000 pop). 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 1 km SW of Ripalimosani, Italy.
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