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Light earthquake 4.2 mag, 5 km NNW of Norcia, Italy

Earthquake location 42.8369S, 13.0721WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Norcia in Italy. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:02:40 / 1:02 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005aqt. Id of event: us70005aqt. Exact location of event, depth 8.74 km, 13.0721° East, 42.8369° North. Global time and date of event 01/09/19 / 2019-09-01 00:02:40 / September 1, 2019 @ 12:02 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8.74 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Earthquake epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Perugia (c. 120 100 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Terni (c. 97 100 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Ancona (c. 90 000 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Foligno (c. 47 700 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Viterbo (c. 47 100 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from San Benedetto del Tronto (c. 45 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ronciglione, Monterotondo, Marcellina (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Italy (c. 60 340 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 5 km NNW of Norcia, Italy. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 13.0721° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 42.8369° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.74 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km NNW of Norcia, Italy Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-09-01 00:02:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-09-01 00:21:27 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 60 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 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 272 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 0.031 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.91 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 30 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 us70005aqt Id of event.
Event Code 70005aqt An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70005aqt, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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