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Light earthquake 4.4 mag, 8 km ESE of Civitella di Romagna, Italy

Earthquake location 43.9665S, 12.0358WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Civitella di Romagna in Italy. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 05/03/18 / 2018-03-05 21:50:36 / March 5, 2018 @ 9:50 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us2000dcjz. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000dcjz. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:50:36 / 10:50 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 12.0358 East, latitude 43.9665 North, depth = 10 km.

Epicenter of the event was 81 km (50 miles) from Bologna (c. 366 100 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Florence (c. 349 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Prato (c. 181 800 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Rimini (c. 118 700 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Forlì (c. 93 600 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Ravenna (c. 80 900 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Castelfiorentino, Lamporecchio, Castiglione del Lago. 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 struck near. Each 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.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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: 8 km ESE of Civitella di Romagna, Italy.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 12.0358° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 43.9665° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km ESE of Civitella di Romagna, Italy Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-03-05 21:50:36 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-03-05 23:22:59 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 298 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 0.723 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.73 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 36 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 us2000dcjz Id of event.
Event Code 2000dcjz An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000dcjz, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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