A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Norcia in Italy on Thursday. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:17:18 / 5:17 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 13.1827° East, 42.7861° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/08/16 / 2016-08-25 03:17:18 / August 25, 2016 @ 3:17 am. Event id: us20006trj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20006trj. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Lucia, Tor Lupara, Francavilla al Mare (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Italy (c. 60 340 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Perugia (c. 120 100 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Pescara (c. 116 600 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Terni (c. 97 100 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Ancona (c. 90 000 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Guidonia Montecelio (c. 67 500 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Foligno (c. 47 700 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Viterbo (c. 47 100 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 7 km E of Norcia, Italy. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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