A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Scoglitti in Italy on Tuesday. Exact location of event, depth 33.02 km, 14.4546° East, 36.9399° North. The temblor was picked up at 20:27:24 / 8:27 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 33.02 km (21 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000d1yt. Event ids that are associated: us6000d1yt. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/12/20 / 2020-12-22 20:27:24 / December 22, 2020 @ 8:27 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Raffadali, Troina, Aci Catena (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Catania (c. 290 900 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Siracusa (c. 97 500 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Gela (c. 73 900 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Ragusa (c. 61 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Caltanissetta (c. 56 700 pop), 7 km (4 miles) from Vittoria (c. 50 900 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Paternò (c. 46 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Italy (c. 60 340 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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