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Minor earthquake: M2.9 quake has struck near Demonte in Italy



Earthquake location 44.2747S, 7.3356WA 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 5 km SSE of Demonte, Italy.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 7.3356° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 44.2747° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.02 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km SSE of Demonte, Italy Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-04-08 09:52:33 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-09 22:11:54 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 60 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 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 130 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 0.907 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.1 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 127 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us10008ftc Id of event.
Event Code 10008ftc An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008ftc, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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