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Light earthquake, 4.8 mag was detected near Pieve Torina in Italy



Earthquake location 42.9882S, 12.9484WA light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Pieve Torina in Italy. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 12.9484° East, latitude 42.9882° North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us20008haf. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008haf. The temblor was detected at 05:10:06 / 5:10 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/02/17 / 2017-02-03 04:10:06 / February 3, 2017 @ 4:10 am.

Earthquake epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Perugia (c. 120 100 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Terni (c. 97 100 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Ancona (c. 90 000 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Arezzo (c. 76 300 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Foligno (c. 47 700 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Viterbo (c. 47 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from San Benedetto del Tronto (c. 45 900 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arezzo, Pineto, Sinalunga. Nearby country/countries, Italy (c. 60 340 000 pop) (That might be effected).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days seventy-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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 9 km SW of Pieve Torina, Italy.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 12.9484° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 42.9882° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km SW of Pieve Torina, Italy Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-02-03 04:10:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-02-03 04:27:37 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 60 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 354 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.293 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.83 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 63 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us20008haf Id of event.
Event Code 20008haf An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20008haf, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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