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Light earthquake, 4 mag was detected near Montereale in Italy

Earthquake location 42.5352S, 13.2073WA light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Montereale in Italy. Exact location of earthquake, 13.2073° East, 42.5352° North, depth 10.28 km. Event id: us20008kup. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008kup. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:13:32 / 4:13 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/02/17 / 2017-02-20 03:13:32 / February 20, 2017 @ 3:13 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.28 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Country/countries that might be effected, Italy (c. 60 340 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Alatri, Monte Porzio Catone, Montecompatri. Earthquake epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Pescara (c. 116 600 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Terni (c. 97 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Guidonia Montecelio (c. 67 500 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Foligno (c. 47 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Montesilvano Marina (c. 46 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from San Benedetto del Tronto (c. 45 900 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 3 km WNW of Montereale, Italy.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 13.2073° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 42.5352° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.28 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km WNW 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 2017-02-20 03:13:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-02-20 03:57:55 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 60 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.9 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 247 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 0.232 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.86 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 52 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 us20008kup Id of event.
Event Code 20008kup An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20008kup, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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