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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag has occurred near Maltignano in Italy

Earthquake location 42.737S, 13.0769WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Maltignano in Italy. The temblor was picked up at 11:32:37 / 11:32 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us20007ej6. Ids that are associated to the event: us20007ej6. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 13.0769 East, latitude 42.737 North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/10/16 / 2016-10-16 09:32:37 / October 16, 2016 @ 9:32 am.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Luco dei Marsi, Bagni di Tivoli, Villalba. The epicenter was 70 km (43 miles) from Perugia (c. 120 100 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Terni (c. 97 100 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Guidonia Montecelio (c. 67 500 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Foligno (c. 47 700 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Viterbo (c. 47 100 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Montesilvano Marina (c. 46 000 pop). Close country/countries, Italy (c. 60 340 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 4 km NNE of Maltignano, Italy.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 13.0769° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 42.737° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4km NNE 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 2016-10-16 09:32:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-10-28 08:34:22 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 284 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 0.1 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.16 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 49 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 us20007ej6 Id of event.
Event Code 20007ej6 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20007ej6, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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