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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag has occurred near Scalea in Italy

Earthquake location 39.7061S, 15.5199WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Scalea in Italy on Friday. Exact location, longitude 15.5199° East, latitude 39.7061° North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/10/19 / 2019-10-25 04:31:39 / October 25, 2019 @ 4:31 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us600062t3. Event ids that are associated: us600062t3. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 05:31:39 / 5:31 am (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries, Italy (c. 60 340 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 77 km (48 miles) from Cosenza (c. 63 900 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Rossano Stazione (c. 23 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Quattromiglia (c. 22 900 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Castrovillari (c. 20 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Agropoli (c. 17 300 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Corigliano Scalo (c. 15 100 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Paola (c. 12 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rossano, Rossano Stazione, Polla.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 26 km WSW of Scalea, Italy.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 15.5199° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.7061° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 26km WSW of Scalea, Italy Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-10-25 04:31:39 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-25 04:49:31 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 326 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 0.366 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.24 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 64 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 us600062t3 Id of event.
Event Code 600062t3 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us600062t3, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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