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Moderate earthquake: M5.4 quake has struck near Visso in Italy

Earthquake location 42.8655S, 13.0556WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Visso in Italy. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/10/16 / 2016-10-26 17:10:37 / October 26, 2016 @ 5:10 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us20007guy. Unique identifier: us20007guy. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 13.0556 East, latitude 42.8655 North, depth = 10 km. The 5.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:10:37 / 7:10 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Corcolle, Tuscania, Foiano della Chiana (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Italy (c. 60 340 000 pop). The epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Perugia (c. 120 100 pop), 104 km (65 miles) from Pescara (c. 116 600 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Terni (c. 97 100 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Ancona (c. 90 000 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Guidonia Montecelio (c. 67 500 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Foligno (c. 47 700 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Viterbo (c. 47 100 pop).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty 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. 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: 7 km SSW of Visso, Italy.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 13.0556° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 42.8655° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km SSW of Visso, Italy Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-10-26 17:10:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-10-26 17:28:54 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 47 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.6 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 470 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 0.053 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.11 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 32 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 us20007guy Id of event.
Event Code 20007guy An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20007guy, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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