A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Rende in Italy. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 16.1821° East, 39.3572° North. Event id: us70007vtm. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007vtm. The temblor was picked up at 17:03:00 / 5:03 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/02/20 / 2020-02-24 16:03:00 / February 24, 2020 @ 4:03 pm.
Close country/countries, Italy (c. 60 340 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rosarno, Lagonegro, Sapri (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 64 km (40 miles) from Catanzaro (c. 79 000 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Lamezia Terme (c. 70 500 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from Cosenza (c. 63 900 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Nicastro-Sambiase (c. 55 700 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Crotone (c. 48 700 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Rossano Stazione (c. 23 800 pop), 5 km (3 miles) from Quattromiglia (c. 22 900 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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