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Light earthquake: M4.1 quake has struck near Visso in Italy

Earthquake location 42.94S, 13.15WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Visso in Italy. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 13.15 East, latitude 42.94 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 20:49:52 / 8:49 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/11/16 / 2016-11-14 19:49:52 / November 14, 2016 @ 7:49 pm. Id of earthquake: us100077u2. Event ids that are associated: us100077u2.

Close country/countries that might be effected, Italy (c. 60 340 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Marotta, Silvi, Orvieto (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from Perugia (c. 120 100 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Terni (c. 97 100 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Ancona (c. 90 000 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Foligno (c. 47 700 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from San Benedetto del Tronto (c. 45 900 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Ascoli Piceno (c. 41 700 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 13.15° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 42.94° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km ENE 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 2016-11-14 19:49:52 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-17 23:35:52 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 259 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 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.01 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 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 us100077u2 Id of event.
Event Code 100077u2 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100077u2, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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