A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Poggio Imperiale in Italy. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/04/20 / 2020-04-18 02:57:26 / April 18, 2020 @ 2:57 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 15.405 East, latitude 41.8351 North, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us70008z3f. Ids that are associated to the event: us70008z3f. The temblor was reported at 03:57:26 / 3:57 am (local time epicenter). 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). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Benevento, Lanciano, Barletta (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 44 km (27 miles) from Foggia (c. 137 000 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Barletta (c. 93 300 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from San Severo (c. 54 900 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Cerignola (c. 54 100 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Manfredonia (c. 52 900 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Benevento (c. 48 900 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 one 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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