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Light earthquake 4.6 mag, 10 km WSW of Arquata del Tronto, Italy

Earthquake location 42.7227S, 13.1942WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Arquata del Tronto in Italy on Wednesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/08/16 / 2016-08-24 17:46:11 / August 24, 2016 @ 5:46 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 19:46:11 / 7:46 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 13.1942 East, latitude 42.7227 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us10006gmi. Unique identifier: us10006gmi.

Event epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Perugia (c. 120 100 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Pescara (c. 116 600 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Terni (c. 97 100 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Guidonia Montecelio (c. 67 500 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Foligno (c. 47 700 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Viterbo (c. 47 100 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Montesilvano Marina (c. 46 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Italy (c. 60 340 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Montefiascone, Olevano Romano, Marco Simone (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days eleven 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 10 km WSW of Arquata del Tronto, Italy. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 13.1942° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 42.7227° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km WSW of Arquata del Tronto, Italy Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-08-24 17:46:11 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-08-24 23:02:21 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 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 0.125 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.7 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 26 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 us10006gmi Id of event.
Event Code 10006gmi An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10006gmi, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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