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Light earthquake 4.4 mag, 3 km ENE of Poggio Imperiale, Italy

Earthquake location 41.8351S, 15.405WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Poggio Imperiale in Italy. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/04/20 / 2020-04-18 02:57:26 / April 18, 2020 @ 2:57 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 15.405 East, latitude 41.8351 North, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us70008z3f. Ids that are associated to the event: us70008z3f. The temblor was reported at 03:57:26 / 3:57 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Country/countries that might be effected, Italy (c. 60 340 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Benevento, Lanciano, Barletta (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 44 km (27 miles) from Foggia (c. 137 000 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Barletta (c. 93 300 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from San Severo (c. 54 900 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Cerignola (c. 54 100 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Manfredonia (c. 52 900 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Benevento (c. 48 900 pop).

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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.

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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. 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: 3 km ENE of Poggio Imperiale, Italy.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 15.405° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.8351° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km ENE of Poggio Imperiale, Italy Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-04-18 02:57:26 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-04-18 03:22:41 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 298 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 0.265 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.17 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 44 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 us70008z3f Id of event.
Event Code 70008z3f An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70008z3f, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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