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Light earthquake 4.1 mag, 1 km SSE of Melicucca, Italy

Earthquake location 38.5401S, 16.1723WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Melicucca in Italy on Monday. The temblor was detected at 00:31:57 / 12:31 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 16.1723° East, latitude 38.5401° North, depth = 7.45 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/05/19 / 2019-05-26 23:31:57 / May 26, 2019 @ 11:31 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.45 km (5 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us60003sk5. Ids that are associated to the event: us60003sk5.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Quattromiglia, Milazzo, Cutro (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 66 km (41 miles) from Messina (c. 219 900 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Reggio Calabria (c. 169 100 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Catanzaro (c. 79 000 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Lamezia Terme (c. 70 500 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Cosenza (c. 63 900 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Nicastro-Sambiase (c. 55 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, Italy (c. 60 340 000 pop) (That might be effected).

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 1 km SSE of Melicucca, Italy. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 16.1723° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.5401° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.45 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1km SSE of Melicucca, Italy Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-05-26 23:31:57 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-05-26 23:59:37 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 60 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 259 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 0.354 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.11 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 58 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 us60003sk5 Id of event.
Event Code 60003sk5 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60003sk5, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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