A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Cascia in Italy. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/10/16 / 2016-10-31 03:27:41 / October 31, 2016 @ 3:27 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000736c. Id of event: us1000736c. The temblor was detected at 04:27:41 / 4:27 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 13.0673° East, 42.7471° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bagni di Tivoli, Villalba, Santa Lucia (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Perugia (c. 120 100 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Terni (c. 97 100 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Guidonia Montecelio (c. 67 500 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Foligno (c. 47 700 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Viterbo (c. 47 100 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Montesilvano Marina (c. 46 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Italy (c. 60 340 000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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