A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Norcia in Italy on Monday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 13.19° East, 42.76° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/08/16 / 2016-08-29 01:44:25 / August 29, 2016 @ 1:44 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 03:44:25 / 3:44 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20006ux8. Event ids that are associated: us20006ux8.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fiano Romano, Castelfidardo, Avezzano (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Italy (c. 60 340 000 pop). Event epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Perugia (c. 120 100 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Terni (c. 97 100 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Foligno (c. 47 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Montesilvano Marina (c. 46 000 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from San Benedetto del Tronto (c. 45 900 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Ascoli Piceno (c. 41 700 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 8 km ESE of Norcia, Italy.
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