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Light earthquake: M4.2 quake has struck near Pieve Torina in Italy



Earthquake location 43.0183S, 13.1377WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Pieve Torina in Italy on Thursday. The temblor was picked up at 22:17:01 / 10:17 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/04/17 / 2017-04-27 21:17:01 / April 27, 2017 @ 9:17 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 13.1377 East, latitude 43.0183 North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008lew. Id of event: us10008lew. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fano, Penne, Orvieto. The epicenter was 62 km (38 miles) from Perugia (c. 120 100 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Terni (c. 97 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Ancona (c. 90 000 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Foligno (c. 47 700 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from San Benedetto del Tronto (c. 45 900 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Ascoli Piceno (c. 41 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, Italy (c. 60 340 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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: 7 km ESE of Pieve Torina, Italy.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 13.1377° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 43.0183° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km ESE 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 2017-04-27 21:17:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-27 21:30:41 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 271 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 0.041 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.96 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 38 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 us10008lew Id of event.
Event Code 10008lew An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008lew, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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