A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Monte di Procida in Italy. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 14 East, latitude 40.8304 North, depth = 10.43 km. The temblor was picked up at 19:57:53 / 7:57 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000aaae. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000aaae. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/08/17 / 2017-08-21 18:57:53 / August 21, 2017 @ 6:57 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10.43 km (6 miles).
Earthquake epicenter was 21 km (13 miles) from Napoli (c. 959 500 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Salerno (c. 125 800 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Torre del Greco (c. 85 900 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Giugliano in Campania (c. 80 300 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Caserta (c. 72 800 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Castellammare di Stabia (c. 65 700 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Grottaminarda, Eboli, Ceprano (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Italy (c. 60 340 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. 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 Monte di Procida, Italy.
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