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

Earthquake location 42.8059S, 12.6888WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Castel Ritaldi in Italy. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/01/17 / 2017-01-02 03:36:14 / January 2, 2017 @ 3:36 am. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:36:14 / 4:36 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007p63. Id of event: us10007p63. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 12.6888 East, latitude 42.8059 North, depth = 10 km.

Close country/countries that might be effected, Italy (c. 60 340 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Perugia (c. 120 100 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Terni (c. 97 100 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Guidonia Montecelio (c. 67 500 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Foligno (c. 47 700 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Viterbo (c. 47 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Ascoli Piceno (c. 41 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Lucia, San Nicolò a Tordino, Jesi (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light 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 sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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: 2 km SSE of Castel Ritaldi, Italy.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 12.6888° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 42.8059° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km SSE of Castel Ritaldi, Italy Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-01-02 03:36:14 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-01-02 05:05:47 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 0.211 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 60 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 us10007p63 Id of event.
Event Code 10007p63 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10007p63, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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