Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - 3.8 km northwest of Caraffa di Catanzaro, Italy, on Monday, October 7, 2019 at 06:11 (GMT)

Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - 3.8 km northwest of Caraffa di Catanzaro, Italy, on Monday, October 7, 2019 at 06:11 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 20 km depth

7 Oct 06:21 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 9 minutes.
Oct 7 06:26: Magnitude recalculated from 4.4 to 4.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 0.0 to 27.0 km.
Oct 7 06:36: Magnitude recalculated from 4.0 to 4.3.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 27.0 to 15.0 km.
Oct 7 07:14: Magnitude recalculated from 4.3 to 4.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 15.0 to 20.0 km.
Date & time: Oct 7, 2019 06:11:33 UTC
Magnitude: 4
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.9°N / 16.45°E (Provincia di Catanzaro, Calabria, Italy)
Antipode: 38.9°S / 163.55°W
Nearest volcano: Stromboli (102 km / 63 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) NW of Carrà (pop: 232) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) W of Catanzaro (pop: 79,000) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) ESE of Lamezia Terme (pop: 70,500) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) ESE of Nicastro (pop: 40,000) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) ESE of Nicastro-Sambiase (pop: 55,700) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) ESE of Sambiase (pop: 20,000) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) NE of Vibo Valentia (pop: 19,300) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) SSW of San Giovanni in Fiore (Provincia di Cosenza) (pop: 17,400) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) SSE of Cosenza (pop: 63,900) --> See nearby quakes!
471 km (293 mi) SE of loma (Latium) (pop: 2,318,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.020 kmSouthern ItalyEMSC
4.027 km2 km NW Caraffa di Catanzaro (CZ) (Italy)INGV
3.810 kmJužna Italija (Italy)SSS
4.635 km3km WNW of Marcellinara, ItalyUSGS

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Cosenza, Calabria (48.4 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Lamezia terme (13.8 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Lamezia Terme / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Boato fortissimo. Scricchiolio della intera struttura.  
Quattromiglia, Provincia di Cosenza, Calabria (51.6 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Nicastro-Sambiase (16.1 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Ondulatorio, due scossoni nel letto al primo piano, fuori piove. (reported through our app)  
Vibo Valentia (Italy, 39 km SW of epicenter) : I felt a light shaking. Vibo Valentia (reported through EMSC)  
Lamezia Terme (Italy, 17 km W of epicenter) : Si come nel messaggio precedente confermo il dato, prima è iniziato con una fase stabile poi dopo circa 7" si sentiva malapena poi aumento dell'energia dopo i 15" e poi dopo alcuni secondi ha smesso... (reported through EMSC)  
Catanzaro (Italy, 12 km E of epicenter) : Forte e di notevole intensità (reported through EMSC)  
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