A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Acquappesa in Italy. The temblor was detected at 03:38:35 / 3:38 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000a76d. Unique identifier: us2000a76d. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/08/17 / 2017-08-11 02:38:35 / August 11, 2017 @ 2:38 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 15.759 East, latitude 39.3401 North, depth = 223.19 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 223.19 km (139 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 89 km (55 miles) from Catanzaro (c. 79 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Lamezia Terme (c. 70 500 pop), 43 km (26 miles) from Cosenza (c. 63 900 pop), 64 km (39 miles) from Nicastro-Sambiase (c. 55 700 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Rossano Stazione (c. 23 800 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Quattromiglia (c. 22 900 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Castrovillari (c. 20 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mesoraca, Petilia Policastro, Mirto (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Italy (c. 60 340 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 23 km SW of Acquappesa, Italy. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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