A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Belvedere Marittimo in Italy on Thursday. Global time and date of event 23/01/20 / 2020-01-23 04:32:34 / January 23, 2020 @ 4:32 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us60007dhb. Ids that are associated to the event: us60007dhb. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 15.772 East, latitude 39.5647 North, depth = 257.34 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 257.34 km (160 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:32:34 / 5:32 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 81 km (50 miles) from Lamezia Terme (c. 70 500 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Cosenza (c. 63 900 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Nicastro-Sambiase (c. 55 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Rossano Stazione (c. 23 800 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Quattromiglia (c. 22 900 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Castrovillari (c. 20 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Italy (c. 60 340 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sala Consilina, San Giovanni in Fiore, Mirto.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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