A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Noverasco-Sporting Mirasole in Italy. Global time and date of event 17/12/20 / 2020-12-17 15:59:19 / December 17, 2020 @ 3:59 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 9.1986° East, 45.4° North. Id of earthquake: us7000cru1. Event ids that are associated: us7000cru1. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 15:59:19 / 3:59 pm (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Italy (c. 60 340 000 pop). Event epicenter was 7 km (4 miles) from Milano (c. 1 236 800 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Brescia (c. 184 800 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Monza (c. 119 600 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Bergamo (c. 114 200 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Novara (c. 93 300 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Piacenza (c. 93 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ascona, Crescentino, Salsomaggiore Terme (min 5000 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 1 km WNW of Noverasco-Sporting Mirasole, Italy. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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