A 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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