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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag strikes near San Giovanni in Fiore in Italy

Earthquake location 39.1537S, 16.6068WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 14 kilometers (9 miles) from San Giovanni in Fiore in Italy on Monday. 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 19.9 km (12 miles). The temblor was detected at 09:27:51 / 9:27 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10002xfg. Id of event: us10002xfg. Exact location, longitude 16.6068° East, latitude 39.1537° North, depth = 19.9 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/08/15 / 2015-08-03 07:27:51 / August 3, 2015 @ 7:27 am UTC/GMT.

Nearby country/countries, Italy (c. 60 340 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Roccella Ionica, Cinque Frondi, Rosarno (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 30 km (19 miles) from Catanzaro (c. 79 000 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Lamezia Terme (c. 70 500 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Cosenza (c. 63 900 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Nicastro-Sambiase (c. 55 700 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Crotone (c. 48 700 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Rossano Stazione (c. 23 800 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 14 km SSW of San Giovanni in Fiore, Italy.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 16.6068° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.1537° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 19.9 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km SSW of San Giovanni in Fiore, Italy Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-08-03 07:27:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-08-03 08:56:49 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 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 298 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 0.12 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.96 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 106 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 us10002xfg Id of event.
Event Code 10002xfg An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10002xfg, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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