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Light earthquake: M4.2 quake has struck near Certaldo in Italy

Earthquake location 43.5941S, 11.0652WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Certaldo in Italy. Exact location of earthquake, 11.0652° East, 43.5941° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 18:53:00 / 6:53 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20007gn0. Event ids that are associated: us20007gn0. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 25/10/16 / 2016-10-25 16:53:00 / October 25, 2016 @ 4:53 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Country/countries that might be effected, Italy (c. 60 340 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 25 km (16 miles) from Florence (c. 349 300 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Prato (c. 181 800 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Livorno (c. 153 800 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Lucca (c. 81 700 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Pisa (c. 77 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Arezzo (c. 76 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Grosseto, Pianoro, Sasso Marconi (min 5000 pop).

Every 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 5 km NNE of Certaldo, Italy. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 11.0652° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 43.5941° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km NNE of Certaldo, Italy Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-10-25 16:53:00 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-10-25 18:15:12 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 7 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 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 274 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 0.149 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.85 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 106 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 us20007gn0 Id of event.
Event Code 20007gn0 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20007gn0, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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