Light mag. 3.0 earthquake - 1 km southeast of Pieve, Provincia di Macerata, The Marches, Italy, on Thursday, 27 October 2016 at 13:17 (GMT)

This quake was likely a foreshock of the 6.5 quake 2.6 km south of Pieve, Provincia di Macerata, The Marches, Italy, 30 October 2016 06:40 GMT, which followed after 3 days.
Light mag. 3.0 earthquake - 1 km southeast of Pieve, Provincia di Macerata, The Marches, Italy, on Thursday, 27 October 2016 at 13:17 (GMT)

Light magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 9 km depth

27 Oct 13:25 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 8 minutes.
Oct 27 13:27: Magnitude recalculated from 2.8 to 3.0.
Date & time: 27 Oct 2016 13:17:26 UTC
Magnitude: 3
Depth: 9.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 42.94°N / 13.15°E (Provincia di Macerata, The Marches, Italy)
Nearest volcano: Vulsini (107 km / 66 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (0 mi) NW of Calcara (pop: 35) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) NNE of Norcia (Umbria) (pop: 2,960) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) SSW of Tolentino (Provincia di Macerata) (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) WNW of Ascoli Piceno (pop: 41,700) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (23 mi) E of Foligno (Umbria) (pop: 47,700) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) SSE of Matelica (Provincia di Macerata) (pop: 8,890) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) NE of Spoleto (Provincia di Perugia, Umbria) (pop: 19,300) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) SSW of Macerata (pop: 30,800) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (49 mi) SSW of Ancona (pop: 90,000) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (79 mi) NNE of Rome (Latium) (pop: 2,318,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 3.09 kmCENTRAL ITALYEMSC
M 2.89.4 kmMacerataINGV

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darmstadt, Germany / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Ostra Vetere (Italy, 74 km NW of epicenter) : Feel the sound of house quake . The dog staying outside worried (reported through EMSC)
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