A 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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