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Light earthquake 4.5 mag, 42 km WSW of Cetraro, Italy

Earthquake location 39.3626S, 15.4937WA 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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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 15.4937° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.3626° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 252.81 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 42km WSW of Cetraro, Italy Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-09-09 02:57:49 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-09-09 03:14:35 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 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 0.677 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.15 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 48 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 us70005djt Id of event.
Event Code 70005djt An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70005djt, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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