A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Norcia in Italy. Unique identifier: us1000731p. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000731p. 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). The temblor was reported at 08:13:06 / 8:13 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 13.1553 East, latitude 42.7266 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/10/16 / 2016-10-30 07:13:06 / October 30, 2016 @ 7:13 am UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the event was 76 km (47 miles) from Perugia (c. 120 100 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Pescara (c. 116 600 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Terni (c. 97 100 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Guidonia Montecelio (c. 67 500 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Foligno (c. 47 700 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Viterbo (c. 47 100 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Italy (c. 60 340 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Villalba, Santa Lucia, Tor Lupara (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 8 km SSE of Norcia, Italy. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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