A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from L’Aquila in Italy. The epicenter was at a depth of 7.66 km (5 miles). The temblor was picked up at 02:18:45 / 2:18 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 31/03/18 / 2018-03-31 01:18:45 / March 31, 2018 @ 1:18 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 13.4689 East, latitude 42.4196 North, depth = 7.66 km. Id of earthquake: us1000dbrv. Event ids that are associated: us1000dbrv. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Italy (c. 60 340 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 60 km (38 miles) from Pescara (c. 116 600 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Terni (c. 97 100 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Guidonia Montecelio (c. 67 500 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Foligno (c. 47 700 pop), 56 km (35 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 Segni, Castel di Sangro, Tolentino.
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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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: 9 km NE of L’Aquila, Italy. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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