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Light earthquake 4.6 mag, 4 km ESE of Borgorose, Italy



Earthquake location 42.1689S, 13.2839WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Borgorose in Italy on Sunday. Unique identifier: us2000ajlp. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000ajlp. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 13.2839 East, latitude 42.1689 North, depth = 5 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:58:12 / 8:58 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/09/17 / 2017-09-10 19:58:12 / September 10, 2017 @ 7:58 pm.

Close country/countries, Italy (c. 60 340 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Rome (c. 2 318 900 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Acilia-Castel Fusano-Ostia Antica (c. 129 400 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Pescara (c. 116 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Terni (c. 97 100 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Lido di Ostia (c. 79 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Latina (c. 76 300 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Guidonia Montecelio (c. 67 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fregene, Lido di Ostia, Manziana (min 5000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 4 km ESE of Borgorose, Italy. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 13.2839° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 42.1689° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4km ESE of Borgorose, Italy Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-09-10 19:58:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-13 18:48:42 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 326 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 0.205 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.8 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 71 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 us2000ajlp Id of event.
Event Code 2000ajlp An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000ajlp, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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