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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag strikes near Castel Viscardo in Italy



Earthquake location 42.7636S, 11.9411WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Castel Viscardo in Italy. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/05/16 / 2016-05-30 20:24:21 / May 30, 2016 @ 8:24 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 8.8 km, 11.9411° East, 42.7636° North. Unique identifier: us20005z8x. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005z8x. The temblor was detected at 22:24:21 / 10:24 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8.8 km (5 miles).

Event epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Perugia (c. 120 100 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Terni (c. 97 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Arezzo (c. 76 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Grosseto (c. 60 900 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Foligno (c. 47 700 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Civitavecchia (c. 47 500 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Viterbo (c. 47 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Italy (c. 60 340 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mentana, Colle di Val d’Elsa, Follonica (min 5000 pop).

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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 4 km WNW of Castel Viscardo, Italy. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 11.9411° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 42.7636° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.8 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4km WNW of Castel Viscardo, Italy Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-05-30 20:24:21 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-05-31 22:57:28 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 2 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 340 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 0.18 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.87 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 58 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us20005z8x Id of event.
Event Code 20005z8x An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20005z8x, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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