A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Amatrice in Italy. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:15:32 / 11:15 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/01/17 / 2017-01-18 10:15:32 / January 18, 2017 @ 10:15 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007tx3. Id of event: us10007tx3. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 13.3103° East, 42.5873° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ferentino, Chiugiana-La Commenda, Monte Porzio Catone (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Italy (c. 60 340 000 pop). The epicenter was 95 km (59 miles) from Perugia (c. 120 100 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Pescara (c. 116 600 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Terni (c. 97 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Guidonia Montecelio (c. 67 500 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Foligno (c. 47 700 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Montesilvano Marina (c. 46 000 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from San Benedetto del Tronto (c. 45 900 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 4 km SSE of Amatrice, Italy. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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