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Light earthquake: M4.1 quake has struck near Ostuni in Italy

Earthquake location 40.7958S, 17.6208WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Ostuni in Italy. The temblor was picked up at 00:31:55 / 12:31 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 12.59 km (8 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 17.6208 East, latitude 40.7958 North, depth = 12.59 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/03/18 / 2018-03-23 23:31:55 / March 23, 2018 @ 11:31 pm. Unique identifier: us1000d8ej. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000d8ej.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Giovinazzo, Altamura, Tuglie (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 73 km (46 miles) from Bari (c. 277 400 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Taranto (c. 181 100 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Lecce (c. 80 700 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Brindisi (c. 78 500 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Altamura (c. 67 800 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Matera (c. 54 900 pop). Close country/countries, Italy (c. 60 340 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 8 km NNE of Ostuni, 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 17.6208° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.7958° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 12.59 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km NNE of Ostuni, Italy Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-03-23 23:31:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-03-24 00:08:11 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 60 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.1 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 260 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 0.969 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.83 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 65 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 us1000d8ej Id of event.
Event Code 1000d8ej An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000d8ej, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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