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Light earthquake: M4.6 quake has struck near Berceto in Italy

Earthquake location 44.5254S, 9.8962WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Berceto in Italy on Tuesday. All ids that are associated to the event: us600054gs. Unique identifier: us600054gs. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:17:18 / 12:17 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/08/19 / 2019-08-13 11:17:18 / August 13, 2019 @ 11:17 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 9.8962° East, latitude 44.5254° North, depth = 10 km.

Nearby country/countries, Italy (c. 60 340 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Genoa (c. 580 200 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Modena (c. 158 900 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Parma (c. 146 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Reggio nell’Emilia (c. 133 300 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Piacenza (c. 93 200 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from La Spezia (c. 88 500 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Lucca (c. 81 700 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Orzinuovi, Soncino, Arenzano (min 5000 pop).

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 occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 7 km WNW of Berceto, Italy.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 9.8962° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 44.5254° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km WNW of Berceto, Italy Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-08-13 11:17:18 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-08-19 10:49:49 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 60 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 326 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 0.381 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.73 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 27 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 us600054gs Id of event.
Event Code 600054gs An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us600054gs, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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