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Light earthquake 4 mag, 6 km NW of Norcia, Italy

Earthquake location 42.8402S, 13.0393WA light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Norcia in Italy. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/10/16 / 2016-10-30 07:34:48 / October 30, 2016 @ 7:34 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 1.71 km (1 miles). Exact location, longitude 13.0393° East, latitude 42.8402° North, depth = 1.71 km. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:34:48 / 8:34 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000731q. Unique identifier: us1000731q.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 61 km (38 miles) from Perugia (c. 120 100 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Terni (c. 97 100 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Foligno (c. 47 700 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Viterbo (c. 47 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from San Benedetto del Tronto (c. 45 900 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Ascoli Piceno (c. 41 700 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Italy (c. 60 340 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Viterbo, Montefiascone, Palombara Sabina (min 5000 pop).

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

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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: 6 km NW of Norcia, Italy.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 13.0393° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 42.8402° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.71 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km NW 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 2016-10-30 07:34:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-10-30 08:59:33 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 60 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 246 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 0.31 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.46 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 85 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 us1000731q Id of event.
Event Code 1000731q An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000731q, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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