A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Demonte in Italy on Saturday. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/04/17 / 2017-04-08 09:52:33 / April 8, 2017 @ 9:52 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 7.3356 East, latitude 44.2747 North, depth = 4.02 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 4.02 km (2 miles). The temblor was picked up at 10:52:33 / 10:52 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008ftc. Id of event: us10008ftc.
Earthquake epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Nice (c. 338 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Grasse (c. 47 600 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from San Remo (c. 47 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Cagnes-sur-Mer (c. 46 900 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Cuneo (c. 46 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, France (c. 64 768 000 pop), Italy (c. 60 340 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Volvera, Pietra Ligure, Cairo Montenotte (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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