A 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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