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Minor earthquake, 2.9 mag strikes near Gallicano nel Lazio in Italy

Earthquake location 41.8801S, 12.824WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Gallicano nel Lazio in Italy on Sunday. Exact location, longitude 12.824° East, latitude 41.8801° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 00:52:49 / 12:52 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000iz23. Event ids that are associated: us2000iz23. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/12/18 / 2018-12-29 23:52:49 / December 29, 2018 @ 11:52 pm.

Event epicenter was 26 km (16 miles) from Rome (c. 2 318 900 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Acilia-Castel Fusano-Ostia Antica (c. 129 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Lido di Ostia (c. 79 400 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Latina (c. 76 300 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Guidonia Montecelio (c. 67 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Italy (c. 60 340 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Narni Scalo, Soriano nel Cimino, Narni.

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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: 1 km N of Gallicano nel Lazio, Italy.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 12.824° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.8801° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1km N of Gallicano nel Lazio, Italy Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-12-29 23:52:49 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-12-30 10:54:02 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 2.7 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 130 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 0.748 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.2 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 79 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000iz23 Id of event.
Event Code 2000iz23 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000iz23, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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