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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag was detected near Acquappesa in Italy

Earthquake location 39.4133S, 15.8055WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Acquappesa in Italy on Monday. Id of earthquake: us7000deid. Event ids that are associated: us7000deid. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/03/21 / 2021-03-01 07:13:37 / March 1, 2021 @ 7:13 am. Exact location, longitude 15.8055° East, latitude 39.4133° North, depth = 245.77 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:13:37 / 7:13 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 245.77 km (153 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Epicenter of the event was 90 km (56 miles) from Catanzaro (c. 79 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Lamezia Terme (c. 70 500 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Cosenza (c. 63 900 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Nicastro-Sambiase (c. 55 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Rossano Stazione (c. 23 800 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Quattromiglia (c. 22 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mesoraca, Senise, Catanzaro (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Italy (c. 60 340 000 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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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: 15 km SW of Acquappesa, Italy.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 15.8055° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.4133° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 245.77 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 15 km SW of Acquappesa, Italy Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-03-01 07:13:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-03-01 10:16:08 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 0.579 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.59 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 69 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 us7000deid Id of event.
Event Code 7000deid An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000deid, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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