A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Sarzana in Italy on Thursday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.27 km (5 miles). Event id: us2000668w. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000668w. Exact location of event, longitude 9.9495 East, latitude 44.0854 North, depth = 7.27 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:37:56 / 4:37 pm (local time epicenter). 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: 23/06/16 / 2016-06-23 14:37:56 / June 23, 2016 @ 2:37 pm.
Nearby country/countries, Italy (c. 60 340 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fiorenzuola d’Arda, Serra Riccò, Sorbolo (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 91 km (56 miles) from Genoa (c. 580 200 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Livorno (c. 153 800 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Parma (c. 146 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Reggio nell’Emilia (c. 133 300 pop), 9 km (6 miles) from La Spezia (c. 88 500 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Lucca (c. 81 700 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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