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Light earthquake 4.4 mag, 8 km E of Crotone, Italy

Earthquake location 39.0923S, 17.2114WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Crotone in Italy. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/04/20 / 2020-04-03 14:18:55 / April 3, 2020 @ 2:18 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:18:55 / 3:18 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70008mpu. Unique identifier: us70008mpu. Exact location of earthquake, 17.2114° East, 39.0923° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bisignano, Andreotta, Quattromiglia. Event epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Catanzaro (c. 79 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Lamezia Terme (c. 70 500 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Cosenza (c. 63 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Nicastro-Sambiase (c. 55 700 pop), 9 km (5 miles) from Crotone (c. 48 700 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Rossano Stazione (c. 23 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Italy (c. 60 340 000 pop).

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 8 km E of Crotone, Italy.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 17.2114° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.0923° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km E of Crotone, Italy Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-04-03 14:18:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-04-06 06:08:13 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 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 0.363 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.54 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 112 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 us70008mpu Id of event.
Event Code 70008mpu An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70008mpu, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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