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Minor earthquake, 3.5 mag was detected near Faenza in Italy

Earthquake location 44.26S, 11.94WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Faenza in Italy on Monday. The temblor was detected at 05:43:53 / 5:43 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/08/15 / 2015-08-24 03:43:53 / August 24, 2015 @ 3:43 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us100034em. Unique identifier: us100034em. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 22 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 11.94° East, 44.26° North, depth 22 km.

Country/countries that might be effected, Italy (c. 60 340 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Scandicci, Porto Tolle, Montale (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 54 km (34 miles) from Bologna (c. 366 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Florence (c. 349 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Prato (c. 181 800 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Rimini (c. 118 700 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Forlì (c. 93 600 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Ferrara (c. 92 800 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 5 km ESE of Faenza, Italy.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 11.94° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 44.26° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 22 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km ESE of Faenza, Italy Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-08-24 03:43:53 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-08-24 21:19:58 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 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 189 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 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.82 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us100034em Id of event.
Event Code 100034em An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100034em, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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