A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Siracusa in Italy. The temblor was reported at 23:10:26 / 11:10 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 25/05/16 / 2016-05-25 22:10:26 / May 25, 2016 @ 10:10 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9.98 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us20005xya. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005xya. Exact location, longitude 15.8061° East, latitude 36.7594° North, depth = 9.98 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Carlentini, Palazzolo Acreide, Pozzallo. Epicenter of the earthquake was 59 km (37 miles) from Siracusa (c. 97 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Augusta (c. 30 700 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Avola (c. 28 700 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Floridia (c. 22 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Pachino (c. 20 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Rosolini (c. 19 700 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Italy (c. 60 340 000 pop).
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 two 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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