A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Lipari in Italy on Monday. Unique identifier: us70005u5s. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005u5s. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/10/19 / 2019-10-14 20:42:44 / October 14, 2019 @ 8:42 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 279.76 km (174 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 21:42:44 / 9:42 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 14.7782 East, latitude 38.9029 North, depth = 279.76 km.
Event epicenter was 91 km (57 miles) from Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto (c. 34 600 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Milazzo (c. 31 800 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Capo d’Orlando (c. 12 000 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Patti (c. 9 300 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Torregrotta (c. 7 300 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Terme (c. 5 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Italy (c. 60 340 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Torregrotta, Terme, Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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