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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag was detected near Amatrice in Italy

Earthquake location 42.6533S, 13.3133WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Amatrice in Italy. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009zjr. Id of event: us20009zjr. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/07/17 / 2017-07-22 02:13:08 / July 22, 2017 @ 2:13 am. The temblor was reported at 03:13:08 / 3:13 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 13.3133 East, latitude 42.6533 North, depth = 3.78 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 3.78 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Country/countries that might be effected, Italy (c. 60 340 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Castelfidardo, Villalba, Olevano Romano. Epicenter of the event was 91 km (57 miles) from Perugia (c. 120 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Pescara (c. 116 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Terni (c. 97 100 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Guidonia Montecelio (c. 67 500 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Foligno (c. 47 700 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Montesilvano Marina (c. 46 000 pop).

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

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 3 km NNE of Amatrice, Italy. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 13.3133° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 42.6533° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.78 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km NNE of Amatrice, Italy Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-07-22 02:13:08 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-22 02:46:02 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 259 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 0.137 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.89 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 85 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 us20009zjr Id of event.
Event Code 20009zjr An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009zjr, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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