A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Nocera Terinese in Italy. Exact location of earthquake, 16.0397° East, 39.0184° North, depth 34.32 km. The temblor was picked up at 01:52:56 / 1:52 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/03/20 / 2020-03-17 00:52:56 / March 17, 2020 @ 12:52 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us60008gwk. Unique identifier: us60008gwk. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 34.32 km (21 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Country/countries that might be effected, Italy (c. 60 340 000 pop). The epicenter was 51 km (32 miles) from Catanzaro (c. 79 000 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Lamezia Terme (c. 70 500 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Cosenza (c. 63 900 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Nicastro-Sambiase (c. 55 700 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Crotone (c. 48 700 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Rossano Stazione (c. 23 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Villa San Giovanni, Crotone, Isola di Capo Rizzuto (min 5000 pop).
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 two and in the last 365 days eleven 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 11 km W of Nocera Terinese, Italy. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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