A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Medesano in Italy on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, 10.0705° East, 44.7632° North, depth 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 19/11/17 / 2017-11-19 12:37:44 / November 19, 2017 @ 12:37 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us2000brf1. Event ids that are associated: us2000brf1. The temblor was picked up at 13:37:44 / 1:37 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Assago, Grassobbio, Verona (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Italy (c. 60 340 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 99 km (61 miles) from Genoa (c. 580 200 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Verona (c. 219 100 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Brescia (c. 184 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Modena (c. 158 900 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Parma (c. 146 300 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Reggio nell’Emilia (c. 133 300 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Piacenza (c. 93 200 pop).
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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