A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 84 km ESE of Pantelleria, Italy (52 miles). Event id: us10004f7u. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004f7u. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/01/16 / 2016-01-17 16:36:07 / January 17, 2016 @ 4:36 pm. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:36:07 / 5:36 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 12.8374 East, latitude 36.5834 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 84 km ESE of Pantelleria, Italy. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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