Strong mag. 5.3 earthquake - 6.2 km southeast of Mormanno, Provincia di Cosenza, Calabria, Italy, on Fri, 26 Oct 2012 01:05 (Europe/Rome)

Strong mag. 5.3 earthquake - 6.2 km southeast of Mormanno, Provincia di Cosenza, Calabria, Italy, on Fri, 26 Oct 2012 01:05 (Europe/Rome)

Strong magnitude 5.3 earthquake at 4 km depth

25 Oct 23:45 UTC: First to report: USGS after 40 minutes.
Date & time: 25 Oct 2012 23:05:26 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Fri, 26 Oct 2012 01:05 (Europe/Rome)
Magnitude: 5.3
Depth: 3.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.8552°N / 16.0445°E (Provincia di Cosenza, Calabria, Italy)
Nearest volcano: Stromboli (139 km / 86 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) SE of Mormanno (pop: 2,770) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) WNW of Castrovillari (Provincia di Cosenza) (pop: 20,300) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) WNW of Corigliano Scalo (Provincia di Cosenza) (pop: 15,100) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) WNW of Rossano Stazione (Provincia di Cosenza) (pop: 23,800) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) NNW of Quattromiglia (Provincia di Cosenza) (pop: 22,900) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) NNW of Cosenza (pop: 63,900) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) SSE of Potenza (Basilicate) (pop: 56,400) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (74 mi) NNW of Catanzaro (pop: 79,000) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (98 mi) SSW of bali (Apulia) (pop: 277,400) --> See nearby quakes!
374 km (232 mi) SE of Roma (Latium) (pop: 2,318,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 1012 joules (1.56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
5.35 km SOUTHERN ITALYEMSC
5.33.8 km6km SE of Mormanno, ItalyUSGS
5.310 kmSouthern ItalyGFZ
5.528 kmSouthern ItalyBMKG

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Nocera Inferiore (Italy, 152 km NW of epicenter) : leggera sussulto in senso verticale; l'armadio in camera da letto ha scricchiolato leggermente; nessuna oscillazione di lampadari. (reported through EMSC)  
Praia A Mare (Italy, 21 km W of epicenter) : Electricity supply failed for a short period about 5 minutes (reported through EMSC)  
Naples (Italy, 184 km NW of epicenter) : No one noticed about the quake. Everyone here is sleeping. (reported through EMSC)  
Piano di Sorrento (Italy, 161 km NW of epicenter) : FORTE OSCILLAZIONE E FORTISSIMO FRUSCIO (reported through EMSC)  
Salerno (Italy, 139 km NW of epicenter) : la corrente e la connessione ad internet dal momento della scossa hanno avuto problemi (reported through EMSC)  
Taranto (Italy, 122 km NE of epicenter) : ci sono state due scosse a pochi secondi l'una dall'altra,la seconda è durata qualche secondo in più. (reported through EMSC)  
Potenza (Italy, 87 km NW of epicenter) : jl letto ballava (reported through EMSC)  
Cannalonga (Italy, 74 km NW of epicenter) : Avvertita lievissima scossa verso le ore 1.15 (reported through EMSC)  
Montesano Sulla Marcellana (Italy, 52 km NW of epicenter) : E STATA UNA SCOSSA MOLTO INTENSA, E RICONOSCIBILE, UNA BELLA BOTTA, ANCHE DURATIVA (reported through EMSC)  
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (236 quakes):
  • 22 Dec 2012 00:14 UTC
    | M 2.1 |
    6 km (3.7 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 21 Dec 2012 16:50 UTC
    | M 2.2 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 20 Dec 2012 08:26 UTC
    | M 2.0 |
    8 km (5 mi) depth
    |
    4 km (3 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 18 Dec 2012 18:14 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 18 Dec 2012 15:17 UTC
    | M 2.2 |
    9 km (5.6 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 18 Dec 2012 11:06 UTC
    | M 2.3 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 18 Dec 2012 11:03 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    2 km (1.2 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (5 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 18 Dec 2012 00:03 UTC
    | M 2.0 |
    2 km (1.2 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 15 Dec 2012 04:20 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    5 km (3.1 mi) depth
    |
    1 km (0 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 14 Dec 2012 00:50 UTC
    | M 2.4 |
    6 km (3.7 mi) depth
    |
    4 km (2 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 13 Dec 2012 19:22 UTC
    | M 2.2 |
    8 km (5 mi) depth
    |
    1 km (0 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 13 Dec 2012 19:11 UTC
    | M 2.1 |
    8 km (5 mi) depth
    |
    1 km (0 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 13 Dec 2012 11:35 UTC
    | M 2.4 |
    8 km (5 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 13 Dec 2012 04:44 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    7 km (4.3 mi) depth
    |
    6 km (4 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 12 Dec 2012 23:19 UTC
    | M 2.3 |
    6 km (3.7 mi) depth
    |
    3 km (2 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 12 Dec 2012 12:33 UTC
    | M 2.1 |
    7 km (4.3 mi) depth
    |
    3 km (2 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • Show all

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