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Light earthquake: M4.8 quake has struck near Rende in Italy

Earthquake location 39.3572S, 16.1821WA 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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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 2 km N of Rende, Italy.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 16.1821° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.3572° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km N of Rende, Italy Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-02-24 16:03:00 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-02-24 16:44:56 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 354 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 0.481 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.56 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 57 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 us70007vtm Id of event.
Event Code 70007vtm An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70007vtm, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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