A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Rocca San Casciano in Italy on Thursday. Event id: us1000dxeq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000dxeq. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/05/18 / 2018-05-03 18:46:04 / May 3, 2018 @ 6:46 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 19:46:04 / 7:46 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 11.8483° East, 44.0806° North.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 61 km (38 miles) from Bologna (c. 366 100 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Florence (c. 349 300 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Prato (c. 181 800 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Rimini (c. 118 700 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Forlì (c. 93 600 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Ferrara (c. 92 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Maria Maddalena, Fucecchio, Maranello (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Italy (c. 60 340 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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