A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Norcia in Italy. The temblor was reported at 03:34:13 / 3:34 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/09/16 / 2016-09-03 01:34:13 / September 3, 2016 @ 1:34 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 13.0323 East, latitude 42.8073 North, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us10006juj. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006juj.
Epicenter of the event was 62 km (39 miles) from Perugia (c. 120 100 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Terni (c. 97 100 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Foligno (c. 47 700 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Viterbo (c. 47 100 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from San Benedetto del Tronto (c. 45 900 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Ascoli Piceno (c. 41 700 pop). 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 Campagnano di Roma, Avezzano, Mentana.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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