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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag strikes near Camerota in Italy

Earthquake location 39.8152S, 15.4374WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Camerota in Italy. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:21:51 / 12:21 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000d35n. Event ids that are associated: us2000d35n. Exact location of event, depth 279.15 km, 15.4374° East, 39.8152° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 279.15 km (173 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/02/18 / 2018-02-16 11:21:51 / February 16, 2018 @ 11:21 am.

Nearby country/countries, Italy (c. 60 340 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Cosenza (c. 63 900 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Eboli (c. 26 200 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Quattromiglia (c. 22 900 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Castrovillari (c. 20 300 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Agropoli (c. 17 300 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Corigliano Scalo (c. 15 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Corigliano Scalo, Eboli, Quadrivio (min 5000 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 has occurred 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 24 km SSE of Camerota, Italy.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 15.4374° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.8152° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 279.15 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 24km SSE of Camerota, Italy Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-02-16 11:21:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-02-23 14:17:17 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 60 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 298 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.341 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.85 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 36 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000d35n Id of event.
Event Code 2000d35n An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000d35n, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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