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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag has occurred near Novellara in Italy

Earthquake location 44.8578S, 10.691WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Novellara in Italy. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 19.61 km (12 miles). Exact location, longitude 10.691° East, latitude 44.8578° North, depth = 19.61 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000gea2. Id of event: us1000gea2. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/08/18 / 2018-08-21 00:33:46 / August 21, 2018 @ 12:33 am. The temblor was reported at 01:33:46 / 1:33 am (local time epicenter).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Castrezzato, Piazza, Montecchio Maggiore-Alte Ceccato (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Italy (c. 60 340 000 pop). The epicenter was 65 km (41 miles) from Bologna (c. 366 100 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Verona (c. 219 100 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Brescia (c. 184 800 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Modena (c. 158 900 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Parma (c. 146 300 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Reggio nell’Emilia (c. 133 300 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. 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: 3 km WNW of Novellara, Italy.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 10.691° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 44.8578° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 19.61 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km WNW of Novellara, Italy Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-08-21 00:33:46 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-08-21 01:40:45 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 60 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 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 259 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 0.285 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.97 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 41 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 us1000gea2 Id of event.
Event Code 1000gea2 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000gea2, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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