A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Marcellinara in Italy on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:11:33 / 7:11 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us70005rig. Unique identifier: us70005rig. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 16.4466 East, latitude 38.9335 North, depth = 35 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/10/19 / 2019-10-07 06:11:33 / October 7, 2019 @ 6:11 am.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Italy (c. 60 340 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 15 km (9 miles) from Catanzaro (c. 79 000 pop), 12 km (8 miles) from Lamezia Terme (c. 70 500 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Cosenza (c. 63 900 pop), 12 km (8 miles) from Nicastro-Sambiase (c. 55 700 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Crotone (c. 48 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Rossano Stazione (c. 23 800 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Quattromiglia (c. 22 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cassano Allo Ionio, Belvedere Marittimo, Bagnara Calabra (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 3 km WNW of Marcellinara, Italy. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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