A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Rodi Garganico in Italy on Sunday. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:25:35 / 5:25 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10008jxf. Event ids that are associated: us10008jxf. The epicenter was at a depth of 18.85 km (12 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 18.85 km, 15.8356° East, 41.9584° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/04/17 / 2017-04-23 04:25:35 / April 23, 2017 @ 4:25 am.
Epicenter of the event was 60 km (38 miles) from Foggia (c. 137 000 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Andria (c. 98 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Barletta (c. 93 300 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from San Severo (c. 54 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Cerignola (c. 54 100 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Trani (c. 54 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Trani, Andria, Montenero di Bisaccia (min 5000 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 5 km NW of Rodi Garganico, Italy.
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