A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Norcia in Italy. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 13.0528° East, 42.7569° North, depth 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/10/16 / 2016-10-30 18:21:09 / October 30, 2016 @ 6:21 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 19:21:09 / 7:21 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10007342. Unique identifier: us10007342.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Villalba, Montesilvano Marina, Subiaco. Event epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Perugia (c. 120 100 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Terni (c. 97 100 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Guidonia Montecelio (c. 67 500 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Foligno (c. 47 700 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Viterbo (c. 47 100 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Montesilvano Marina (c. 46 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Italy (c. 60 340 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days fourty-eight 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 5 km SW of Norcia, Italy.
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