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Light earthquake: M4.1 quake has struck near Maltignano in Italy

Earthquake location 42.6728S, 13.1422WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Maltignano in Italy. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20006tqg. Id of event: us20006tqg. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 13.1422 East, latitude 42.6728 North, depth = 7.33 km. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:22:06 / 1:22 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.33 km (5 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 24/08/16 / 2016-08-24 23:22:06 / August 24, 2016 @ 11:22 pm UTC/GMT.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Olevano Romano, Sambuceto, Pescara (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Italy (c. 60 340 000 pop). Event epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Perugia (c. 120 100 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Pescara (c. 116 600 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Terni (c. 97 100 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Guidonia Montecelio (c. 67 500 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Foligno (c. 47 700 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Viterbo (c. 47 100 pop).

Each 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 8 km ESE of Maltignano, Italy.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 13.1422° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 42.6728° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.33 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km ESE of Maltignano, 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 23:22:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-08-24 23:38:46 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 259 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 0.162 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.59 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 67 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 us20006tqg Id of event.
Event Code 20006tqg An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20006tqg, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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