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Minor earthquake: M3.1 quake has struck near Vatican City in Vatican

Earthquake location 41.9589S, 12.4815WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Vatican City in Vatican. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 12.4815° East, 41.9589° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us70009dwd. Unique identifier: us70009dwd. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:03:22 / 4:03 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 11/05/20 / 2020-05-11 03:03:22 / May 11, 2020 @ 3:03 am UTC/GMT.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Avezzano, Priverno, Frosinone (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Italy (c. 60 340 000 pop). Event epicenter was 8 km (5 miles) from Rome (c. 2 318 900 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Acilia-Castel Fusano-Ostia Antica (c. 129 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Terni (c. 97 100 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Lido di Ostia (c. 79 400 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Latina (c. 76 300 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 6 km NNE of Vatican City, Vatican.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 12.4815° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.9589° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km NNE of Vatican City, Vatican Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-05-11 03:03:22 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-11 03:34:44 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 60 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 4 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 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 149 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 0.653 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.75 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 96 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 us70009dwd Id of event.
Event Code 70009dwd An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70009dwd, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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