A 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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