A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Norcia in Italy. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/11/17 / 2017-11-02 18:04:16 / November 2, 2017 @ 6:04 pm. Unique identifier: us2000bfsp. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000bfsp. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 19:04:16 / 7:04 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 13.1416 East, latitude 42.7258 North, depth = 10 km.
Epicenter of the event was 75 km (47 miles) from Perugia (c. 120 100 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Terni (c. 97 100 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Guidonia Montecelio (c. 67 500 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Foligno (c. 47 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Montesilvano Marina (c. 46 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from San Benedetto del Tronto (c. 45 900 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tivoli, Luco dei Marsi, Porto Recanati. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Italy (c. 60 340 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 8 km SSE of Norcia, Italy. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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