A 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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