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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag has occurred near Norcia in Italy

Earthquake location 42.8073S, 13.0323WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Norcia in Italy. The temblor was reported at 03:34:13 / 3:34 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/09/16 / 2016-09-03 01:34:13 / September 3, 2016 @ 1:34 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 13.0323 East, latitude 42.8073 North, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us10006juj. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006juj.

Epicenter of the event was 62 km (39 miles) from Perugia (c. 120 100 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Terni (c. 97 100 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Foligno (c. 47 700 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Viterbo (c. 47 100 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from San Benedetto del Tronto (c. 45 900 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Ascoli Piceno (c. 41 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Italy (c. 60 340 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Campagnano di Roma, Avezzano, Mentana.

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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. 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: 5 km WNW of Norcia, Italy.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 13.0323° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 42.8073° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km WNW 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 2016-09-03 01:34:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-03 02:01:37 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 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 285 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 0.065 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.98 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 53 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 us10006juj Id of event.
Event Code 10006juj An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10006juj, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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