A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Ostuni in Italy. The temblor was picked up at 00:31:55 / 12:31 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 12.59 km (8 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 17.6208 East, latitude 40.7958 North, depth = 12.59 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/03/18 / 2018-03-23 23:31:55 / March 23, 2018 @ 11:31 pm. Unique identifier: us1000d8ej. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000d8ej.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Giovinazzo, Altamura, Tuglie (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 73 km (46 miles) from Bari (c. 277 400 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Taranto (c. 181 100 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Lecce (c. 80 700 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Brindisi (c. 78 500 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Altamura (c. 67 800 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Matera (c. 54 900 pop). Close 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. 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 was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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