A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Greve in Italy. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20003j3q. Id of event: us20003j3q. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:04:35 / 3:04 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/09/15 / 2015-09-13 01:04:35 / September 13, 2015 @ 1:04 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 3.96 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 11.2532 East, latitude 43.5584 North, depth = 3.96 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, Italy (c. 60 340 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pianoro, Pavullo nel Frignano, Umbertide. The epicenter was 25 km (15 miles) from Florence (c. 349 300 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Prato (c. 181 800 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Livorno (c. 153 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Lucca (c. 81 700 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Pisa (c. 77 000 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Arezzo (c. 76 300 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light 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 two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 5 km WSW of Greve, Italy. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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