A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Leni in Italy on Saturday. Exact location of event, depth 23.27 km, 14.1513° East, 38.7238° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/10/20 / 2020-10-24 20:48:16 / October 24, 2020 @ 8:48 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 23.27 km (14 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000ccr1. Unique identifier: us6000ccr1. The temblor was picked up at 20:48:16 / 8:48 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Villabate, Altavilla Milicia, Ficarazzi. The epicenter was 91 km (56 miles) from Bagheria (c. 53 000 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Termini Imerese (c. 23 000 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Villabate (c. 19 000 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Capo d’Orlando (c. 12 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Cefalù (c. 11 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Ficarazzi (c. 11 400 pop). Close country/countries, Italy (c. 60 340 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 61 km WNW of Leni, Italy. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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