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Light earthquake 4.2 mag, 37 km NW of Santa Domenica, Italy

Earthquake location 38.9321S, 15.6032WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Santa Domenica in Italy on Thursday. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c36g. Unique identifier: us6000c36g. Exact location of earthquake, 15.6032° East, 38.9321° North, depth 212.33 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/09/20 / 2020-09-24 22:38:51 / September 24, 2020 @ 10:38 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 212.33 km (132 miles). The temblor was picked up at 22:38:51 / 10:38 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Event epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Messina (c. 219 900 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Reggio Calabria (c. 169 100 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Catanzaro (c. 79 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Lamezia Terme (c. 70 500 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Cosenza (c. 63 900 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Nicastro-Sambiase (c. 55 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, Italy (c. 60 340 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto, Acri, Reggio Calabria (min 5000 pop).

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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 37 km NW of Santa Domenica, Italy.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 15.6032° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.9321° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 212.33 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 37 km NW of Santa Domenica, Italy Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-09-24 22:38:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-02 03:08:31 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 271 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 0.708 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.92 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 50 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 us6000c36g Id of event.
Event Code 6000c36g An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000c36g, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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