A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Palmi in Italy on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:24:31 / 6:24 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000h3li. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000h3li. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/09/18 / 2018-09-28 05:24:31 / September 28, 2018 @ 5:24 am. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 15.7262° East, 38.4315° North.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Giarre, Capo d’Orlando, Randazzo (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Italy (c. 60 340 000 pop). The epicenter was 30 km (19 miles) from Messina (c. 219 900 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Reggio Calabria (c. 169 100 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Catanzaro (c. 79 000 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Lamezia Terme (c. 70 500 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Nicastro-Sambiase (c. 55 700 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto (c. 34 600 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 13 km NW of Palmi, Italy. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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