A relatively intense earthquake was recorded today at 17.02, on central Calabria on the Sila massif. The earthquake was clearly felt over much of the region.

According to the provisional data from INGV, the earthquake reached magnitude 4.8, while the hypocenter was identified at 0 km depth. The epicenter of the earthquake was identified between Rende and Cosenza, north of the Calabrian city.
The earthquake was clearly felt over much of Calabria and southern Basilicata, especially on the Pollino massif. Fear in Cosenza where people rushed to the street.
As a precaution, people have left their homes in the epicenter area. Fear also in Catanzaro and the whole Sila area. Earthquake also felt in Crotone and Vibo Valentia. At the moment there are no damages to things or people.