A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Norcia in Italy. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/11/16 / 2016-11-12 14:43:35 / November 12, 2016 @ 2:43 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred 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). Exact location, longitude 13.1284° East, latitude 42.7256° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 15:43:35 / 3:43 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000774f. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000774f.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vetralla, Cesano, Corcolle (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter 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), 88 km (55 miles) from Guidonia Montecelio (c. 67 500 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Foligno (c. 47 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Viterbo (c. 47 100 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Montesilvano Marina (c. 46 000 pop). Close 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 three, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days fifty-five 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. 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: 7 km SSE of Norcia, Italy.
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