A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Zambrone in Italy. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 63.1 km (39 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:50:54 / 3:50 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 63.1 km, 15.9785° East, 38.6902° North. Global time and date of event 14/07/18 / 2018-07-14 02:50:54 / July 14, 2018 @ 2:50 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us2000g4ta. Event ids that are associated: us2000g4ta.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Italy (c. 60 340 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 66 km (41 miles) from Messina (c. 219 900 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Reggio Calabria (c. 169 100 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Catanzaro (c. 79 000 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Lamezia Terme (c. 70 500 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Cosenza (c. 63 900 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Nicastro-Sambiase (c. 55 700 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto (c. 34 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Acri, Cutro, Terme.
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 1 km SW of Zambrone, Italy. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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