A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Visso in Italy on Saturday. Id of earthquake: us10006jxi. Event ids that are associated: us10006jxi. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 13.0983 East, latitude 42.8752 North, depth = 10 km. 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). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/09/16 / 2016-09-03 10:18:52 / September 3, 2016 @ 10:18 am. The temblor was picked up at 12:18:52 / 12:18 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Perugia (c. 120 100 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Terni (c. 97 100 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Ancona (c. 90 000 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Foligno (c. 47 700 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Viterbo (c. 47 100 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Montesilvano Marina (c. 46 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from San Benedetto del Tronto (c. 45 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Italy (c. 60 340 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Città di Castello, Viterbo, Montefiascone.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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