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Earthquake hits Italy

  1. Apr 6, 2009 #1

    wolram

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    Magnitude 6.3
    Date-Time:
    Monday, April 06, 2009 at 01:32:42 UTC
    Monday, April 06, 2009 at 03:32:42 AM at epicenter

    http://earthquake.usgs.gov/eqcenter/recenteqsww/Quakes/us2009fcaf.php [Broken]
    Historical seismicity
    http://neic.usgs.gov/neis/eq_depot/2009/eq_090406_fcaf/neic_fcaf_h.html

    Location: 42.423°N, 13.395°E
    Depth: 10 km (6.2 miles), i.e. shallow
    Region: CENTRAL ITALY
    Distances:
    70 km (40 miles) W of Pescara, Italy
    95 km (60 miles) NE of ROME, Italy
    115 km (70 miles) SE of Perugia, Italy
    135 km (85 miles) S of Ancona, Italy

    Interestingly, there was a 4.6 mag earthquake further north between Bologna and San Marino. There was a milder earthquake (4.0 mag) just before, and several aftershocks.

    Code (Text):
    Mag   Time UTC    Lat    Long   Depth
    4.3  07:17:13    42.448 13.363  10.0    
    4.4  03:56:48    42.387 13.322  10.0    
    4.8  02:37:06    42.512 13.397  10.0    
    6.3  01:32:42    42.423 13.395  10.0    
    4.0  20:48:57    42.400 13.409  10.0    
    4.6  20:20:52    44.355 11.979   6.4, N. Italy
     
     
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