A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Crotone in Italy on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:52:03 / 4:52 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 03/04/20 / 2020-04-03 03:52:03 / April 3, 2020 @ 3:52 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 17.2439 East, latitude 39.053 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us70008mad. Unique identifier: us70008mad.
Event epicenter was 59 km (36 miles) from Catanzaro (c. 79 000 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Lamezia Terme (c. 70 500 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Cosenza (c. 63 900 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Nicastro-Sambiase (c. 55 700 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from Crotone (c. 48 700 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Rossano Stazione (c. 23 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Andreotta, Quattromiglia, Marina di Schiavonea (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Italy (c. 60 340 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 11 km ESE of Crotone, Italy.
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