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Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake - TYRRHENIAN SEA on Friday, 28 October 2016

Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake  - TYRRHENIAN SEA on Friday, 28 October 2016
28 Oct 20:08 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 5 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 400.0 to 429.0 km.
Oct 28 20:10: Magnitude recalculated from 5.5 to 5.4.
Oct 28 20:16: Magnitude recalculated from 5.4 to 5.6.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 429.0 to 400.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 400.0 to 458.0 km.
Oct 28 20:38: Magnitude recalculated from 5.6 to 5.8.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 458.0 to 459.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 459.0 to 449.0 km.
Date & time: Friday, 28 October 2016 20:02 UTC
Magnitude: 5.8
Depth: 449.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.36°N / 13.44°E (Italy)
Nearest volcano: Marsili Seamount (107 km / 66 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
75 km (47 mi) NE of Ustica (pop: 800)
121 km (75 mi) NW of Alicudi Porto (pop: 100)
130 km (81 mi) N of Sferracavallo (pop: 7,800)
137 km (85 mi) N of Palermo (pop: 648,300)
180 km (112 mi) SW of Naples (pop: 959,500)
292 km (182 mi) SE of Rome (pop: 2,318,900)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1013 joules (8.78 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 7558 tons of TNT or 0.5 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Fri, 28 Oct 20:02 UTCM 5.8 / 455 kmTyrrhenian SeaGFZ
Fri, 28 Oct 20:02 UTCM 5.8 / 449 kmTYRRHENIAN SEAEMSC
2016-10-28 21:02:48 +01:00 (28 Oct 20:02:48 UTC)M 5.8 / 448.5 km- 73km NNE of Ustica, ItalyUSGS
Fri, 28 Oct 20:02 UTCM 5.7 / 474.4 kmTirreno Meridionale (MARE)INGV
Fri, 28 Oct 20:02 UTCM 5.7 / 449 km NorwayNNSN
Fri, 28 Oct 20:02 UTCM 5.8 / 448 kmNNE of Ustica, ItalyGeoAu

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(shakemap: USGS)

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293.4 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Pochi secondi ma sentito ondeggiare (reported through our app)
torre annunzita (182.8 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
Caulonia (RC) (285.6 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
389 km N of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
389 km N of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
389 km N of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
meta (164.6 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Sorrento / not felt
Castelfidardo (Italy, 456 km N of epicenter) : Lentissima oscillazione e tremolio durata molto tempo. I cani nel circondato hanno abbaiato per una decina di minuti. Una finestra in legno emanava qualche scricchiolio. (reported through EMSC)
Chiugiana-La Commenda (Italy, 426 km NW of epicenter) : Percepito (reported through EMSC)
Mozzano (Italy, 385 km N of epicenter) : Bella Briscoletta!! (reported through EMSC)
Rossano Stazione (Italy, 276 km E of epicenter) : abito al quarto piano, eravamo sedute a tavola io e mia madre: io ho avvertito un leggero e breve movimento del tavolo, mia madre no (lì per lì ho pensato lo avesse spinto mia madre)... poi mi sono arrivati sms da amici che avevano avvertito la scossa! (reported through EMSC)
Naples (Italy, 180 km NE of epicenter) : il vulcano Marsili dovrebbe trovarsi più ad est... (reported through EMSC)
Genova (Italy, 677 km NW of epicenter) : Maybe Marsili Volcano related ? (reported through EMSC)

Aftershocks of the 5.8 quake: TYRRHENIAN SEA, 28 Oct 2016 20:02

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Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake - TYRRHENIAN SEA on Friday, 28 October 2016

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