Saturday 15 April 2023, 02:58: Earthquake at 5 km E Cascia (PG)
Data from INGV, Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia, ingv.it
Earthquakes with magnitude 1.6 felt at 02:58 on 15 April 2023.
Place: 5 km E Cascia (PG). Terremoto in Umbria. Terremoto in provincia di Perugia.
On Saturday 15 April 2023 at 02:58 an earthquake of magnitude 1.6 and depth 14.9 km was recorded in 5 km E Cascia (PG). Further info on the INGV webpage
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Based on the depth of the hypocenter, earthquakes are classified into superficial (hypocenter between 0 e 70 and deep), intermediate (Hypocenter between 70 and 300 km deep) and deep (hypocenter between 300 and 720 km deep). The earthquake that occurred at 02:58 on 15 April 2023 with epicenter 5 km E Cascia (PG), having a depth of 14.9 km is therefore classified as superficial.
Being of magnitude 1.6, therefore less then 2.0, this earthquake is classified as "micro", as not felt by the population.
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