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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag was detected near Serravalle di Chienti in Italy

Earthquake location 43.0148S, 12.9492WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Serravalle di Chienti in Italy. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:47:56 / 4:47 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 12.9492° East, 43.0148° North, depth 7.72 km. Unique identifier: us20008hab. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008hab. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/02/17 / 2017-02-03 03:47:56 / February 3, 2017 @ 3:47 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.72 km (5 miles).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Italy (c. 60 340 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fabrica di Roma, Chianciano Terme, Fano (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Perugia (c. 120 100 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Terni (c. 97 100 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Ancona (c. 90 000 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Foligno (c. 47 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from San Benedetto del Tronto (c. 45 900 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Ascoli Piceno (c. 41 700 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days seventy-four 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 6 km S of Serravalle di Chienti, Italy. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 12.9492° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 43.0148° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.72 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km S of Serravalle di Chienti, Italy Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-02-03 03:47:56 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-02-03 04:03:12 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 271 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 0.218 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 70 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 us20008hab Id of event.
Event Code 20008hab An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20008hab, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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