A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Cetraro in Italy. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 252.81 km (157 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70005djt. Event ids that are associated: us70005djt. Exact location of event, longitude 15.4937 East, latitude 39.3626 North, depth = 252.81 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:57:49 / 3:57 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 09/09/19 / 2019-09-09 02:57:49 / September 9, 2019 @ 2:57 am UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Italy (c. 60 340 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Marina di Schiavonea, Vibo Valentia, Corigliano Scalo (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Lamezia Terme (c. 70 500 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Cosenza (c. 63 900 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Nicastro-Sambiase (c. 55 700 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Quattromiglia (c. 22 900 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Castrovillari (c. 20 300 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Vibo Valentia (c. 19 300 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Corigliano Scalo (c. 15 100 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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: 42 km WSW of Cetraro, Italy. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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