A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Maltignano in Italy. Exact location, longitude 13.1547° East, latitude 42.6985° North, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 21/01/17 / 2017-01-21 09:35:57 / January 21, 2017 @ 9:35 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 10:35:57 / 10:35 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007ulq. Id of event: us10007ulq. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Perugia (c. 120 100 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Pescara (c. 116 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Terni (c. 97 100 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Guidonia Montecelio (c. 67 500 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Foligno (c. 47 700 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Viterbo (c. 47 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Italy (c. 60 340 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Porto Recanati, Osimo, Magione.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 8 km E of Maltignano, Italy.
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