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Light earthquake 4.5 mag, 1 km NE of Strongoli, Italy

Earthquake location 39.2769S, 17.0694WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Strongoli in Italy. Global time and date of event 15/10/19 / 2019-10-15 11:54:53 / October 15, 2019 @ 11:54 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 17.0694 East, latitude 39.2769 North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us70005ub2. Event ids that are associated: us70005ub2. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:54:53 / 12:54 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.

The epicenter was 60 km (37 miles) from Catanzaro (c. 79 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Lamezia Terme (c. 70 500 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Cosenza (c. 63 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Nicastro-Sambiase (c. 55 700 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Crotone (c. 48 700 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Rossano Stazione (c. 23 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Quattromiglia (c. 22 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pizzo, Castrovillari, Paola (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Italy (c. 60 340 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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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: 1 km NE of Strongoli, Italy. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 17.0694° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.2769° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1km NE of Strongoli, Italy Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-10-15 11:54:53 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-15 12:27:55 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 60 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 312 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 0.26 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.94 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 52 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 us70005ub2 Id of event.
Event Code 70005ub2 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70005ub2, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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