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Moderate earthquake, 5.2 mag was detected near Montereale in Italy

Earthquake location 42.5664S, 13.248WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Montereale in Italy. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us10007txl. Ids that are associated to the event: us10007txl. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.94 km (4 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/01/17 / 2017-01-18 13:33:37 / January 18, 2017 @ 1:33 pm. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:33:37 / 2:33 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 6.94 km, 13.248° East, 42.5664° North.

Event epicenter was 96 km (60 miles) from Rome (c. 2 318 900 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Perugia (c. 120 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Pescara (c. 116 600 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Terni (c. 97 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Guidonia Montecelio (c. 67 500 pop), 107 km (67 miles) from Velletri (c. 48 400 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Foligno (c. 47 700 pop). Close country/countries, Italy (c. 60 340 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Velletri, Ariccia, Genzano di Roma.

In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 4 km N of Montereale, Italy. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 13.248° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 42.5664° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.94 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4km N of Montereale, Italy Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-01-18 13:33:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-01-18 13:56:41 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 60 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 11 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 421 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 0.122 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.56 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 54 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 us10007txl Id of event.
Event Code 10007txl An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10007txl, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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