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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag strikes near Zambrone in Italy

Earthquake location 38.6902S, 15.9785WA 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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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 15.9785° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.6902° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 63.1 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1km SW of Zambrone, Italy Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-07-14 02:50:54 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-07-14 03:20:05 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 60 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 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 312 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 0.78 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.17 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 54 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 us2000g4ta Id of event.
Event Code 2000g4ta An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000g4ta, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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