A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Scalea in Italy on Friday. Exact location, longitude 15.5199° East, latitude 39.7061° North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/10/19 / 2019-10-25 04:31:39 / October 25, 2019 @ 4:31 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us600062t3. Event ids that are associated: us600062t3. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 05:31:39 / 5:31 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Italy (c. 60 340 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 77 km (48 miles) from Cosenza (c. 63 900 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Rossano Stazione (c. 23 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Quattromiglia (c. 22 900 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Castrovillari (c. 20 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Agropoli (c. 17 300 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Corigliano Scalo (c. 15 100 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Paola (c. 12 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rossano, Rossano Stazione, Polla.
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. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 26 km WSW of Scalea, Italy.
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