A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 191 km ESE of Portopalo di Capo Passero, Italy (119 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 16.9963 East, latitude 35.8463 North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/07/20 / 2020-07-06 09:24:51 / July 6, 2020 @ 9:24 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us7000aimt. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000aimt. The temblor was picked up at 09:24:51 / 9:24 am (local time epicenter).
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 has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 191 km ESE of Portopalo di Capo Passero, Italy.
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