A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Maltignano in Italy. The temblor was picked up at 11:32:37 / 11:32 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us20007ej6. Ids that are associated to the event: us20007ej6. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 13.0769 East, latitude 42.737 North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/10/16 / 2016-10-16 09:32:37 / October 16, 2016 @ 9:32 am.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Luco dei Marsi, Bagni di Tivoli, Villalba. The epicenter was 70 km (43 miles) from Perugia (c. 120 100 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Terni (c. 97 100 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Guidonia Montecelio (c. 67 500 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Foligno (c. 47 700 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Viterbo (c. 47 100 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Montesilvano Marina (c. 46 000 pop). Close country/countries, Italy (c. 60 340 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days fourty 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 4 km NNE of Maltignano, Italy.
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