A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Serravalle di Chienti in Italy. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:47:56 / 4:47 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 12.9492° East, 43.0148° North, depth 7.72 km. Unique identifier: us20008hab. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008hab. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/02/17 / 2017-02-03 03:47:56 / February 3, 2017 @ 3:47 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.72 km (5 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Italy (c. 60 340 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fabrica di Roma, Chianciano Terme, Fano (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Perugia (c. 120 100 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Terni (c. 97 100 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Ancona (c. 90 000 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Foligno (c. 47 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from San Benedetto del Tronto (c. 45 900 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Ascoli Piceno (c. 41 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 6 km S of Serravalle di Chienti, Italy. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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