A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Trecchina in Italy on Saturday. Unique identifier: us100072yf. Ids that are associated to the event: us100072yf. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 15.7887 East, latitude 40.0275 North, depth = 264.21 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 264.21 km (164 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 29/10/16 / 2016-10-29 11:58:06 / October 29, 2016 @ 11:58 am UTC/GMT. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:58:06 / 1:58 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 90 km (56 miles) from Cosenza (c. 63 900 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Potenza (c. 56 400 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Battipaglia (c. 47 100 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Eboli (c. 26 200 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Rossano Stazione (c. 23 800 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Quattromiglia (c. 22 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Italy (c. 60 340 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Montescaglioso, Genzano di Lucania, Battipaglia.
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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