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Light earthquake 4.2 mag, 11 km W of Nocera Terinese, Italy

Earthquake location 39.0184S, 16.0397WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Nocera Terinese in Italy. Exact location of earthquake, 16.0397° East, 39.0184° North, depth 34.32 km. The temblor was picked up at 01:52:56 / 1:52 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/03/20 / 2020-03-17 00:52:56 / March 17, 2020 @ 12:52 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us60008gwk. Unique identifier: us60008gwk. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 34.32 km (21 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Country/countries that might be effected, Italy (c. 60 340 000 pop). The epicenter was 51 km (32 miles) from Catanzaro (c. 79 000 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Lamezia Terme (c. 70 500 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Cosenza (c. 63 900 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Nicastro-Sambiase (c. 55 700 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Crotone (c. 48 700 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Rossano Stazione (c. 23 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Villa San Giovanni, Crotone, Isola di Capo Rizzuto (min 5000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 eleven 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.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 11 km W of Nocera Terinese, Italy. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 16.0397° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.0184° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 34.32 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km W of Nocera Terinese, Italy Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-03-17 00:52:56 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-03-17 01:23:38 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 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 0.581 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.21 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 60 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mwr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us60008gwk Id of event.
Event Code 60008gwk An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60008gwk, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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