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Minor earthquake, 3.5 mag strikes near Norcia in Italy

Earthquake location 42.76S, 13.19WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Norcia in Italy on Monday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 13.19° East, 42.76° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/08/16 / 2016-08-29 01:44:25 / August 29, 2016 @ 1:44 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 03:44:25 / 3:44 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20006ux8. Event ids that are associated: us20006ux8.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fiano Romano, Castelfidardo, Avezzano (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Italy (c. 60 340 000 pop). Event epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Perugia (c. 120 100 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Terni (c. 97 100 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Foligno (c. 47 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Montesilvano Marina (c. 46 000 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from San Benedetto del Tronto (c. 45 900 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Ascoli Piceno (c. 41 700 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days twenty 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 8 km ESE of Norcia, Italy.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 13.19° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 42.76° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km ESE 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 2016-08-29 01:44:25 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-08-29 02:21:28 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 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 189 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 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.21 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 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 us20006ux8 Id of event.
Event Code 20006ux8 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20006ux8, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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