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Light earthquake 4.6 mag, 3 km WNW of Marcellinara, Italy

Earthquake location 38.9335S, 16.4466WA 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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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 16.4466° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.9335° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km WNW of Marcellinara, Italy Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-10-07 06:11:33 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-07 07:12:48 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 326 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 0.345 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.01 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 55 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 us70005rig Id of event.
Event Code 70005rig An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70005rig, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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