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Light earthquake: M4.4 quake strikes near Castiglione dei Pepoli in Italy

Earthquake location 44.1457S, 11.2116WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (mg/mb) has occurred on Friday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Castiglione dei Pepoli in Italy. The temblor was reported at 07:51:20 / 7:51 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time of event 2015-01-23 06:51:20 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude 11.2116 East, latitude 44.1457 North, depth 10 km.

Close countries, Italy (c. 60 340 000 pop). The epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Bologna (c. 366 100 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Florence (c. 349 300 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Prato (c. 181 800 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Modena (c. 158 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Reggio nell’Emilia (c. 133 300 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cesenatico, Gonzaga, Casano-Dogana-Isola.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 11.2116° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 44.1457° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km E of Castiglione dei Pepoli, Italy Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-01-23 06:51:20 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-01-23 07:13:10 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 60 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 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 0.265 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.65 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 54 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 usc000tijd Id of event.
Event Code c000tijd An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS usc000tijd A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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