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Light earthquake, 4 mag has occurred near Rodi Garganico in Italy

Earthquake location 41.9584S, 15.8356WA light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Rodi Garganico in Italy on Sunday. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:25:35 / 5:25 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10008jxf. Event ids that are associated: us10008jxf. The epicenter was at a depth of 18.85 km (12 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 18.85 km, 15.8356° East, 41.9584° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/04/17 / 2017-04-23 04:25:35 / April 23, 2017 @ 4:25 am.

Epicenter of the event was 60 km (38 miles) from Foggia (c. 137 000 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Andria (c. 98 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Barletta (c. 93 300 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from San Severo (c. 54 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Cerignola (c. 54 100 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Trani (c. 54 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Trani, Andria, Montenero di Bisaccia (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Italy (c. 60 340 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 5 km NW of Rodi Garganico, Italy.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 15.8356° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.9584° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 18.85 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km NW of Rodi Garganico, Italy Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-04-23 04:25:35 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-23 05:08:40 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 3.8 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 247 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 0.214 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.08 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 58 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 us10008jxf Id of event.
Event Code 10008jxf An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008jxf, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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