A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Maltignano in Italy on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/10/16 / 2016-10-08 18:11:10 / October 8, 2016 @ 6:11 pm. Exact location of event, depth 6.48 km, 13.125° East, 42.7168° North. The temblor was picked up at 20:11:10 / 8:11 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.48 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us20007cth. Ids that are associated to the event: us20007cth.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 74 km (46 miles) from Perugia (c. 120 100 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Pescara (c. 116 600 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Terni (c. 97 100 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Guidonia Montecelio (c. 67 500 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Foligno (c. 47 700 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Viterbo (c. 47 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sambuceto, Pescara, Pratola Peligna. Country/countries that might be effected, Italy (c. 60 340 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 6 km ENE of Maltignano, Italy. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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