A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Podgorica in Montenegro. Global time and date of event 06/07/15 / 2015-07-06 13:42:17 / July 6, 2015 @ 1:42 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 15:42:17 / 3:42 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9.8 km (6 miles). Event id: us10002nna. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10002nna. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 19.429 East, latitude 42.4584 North, depth = 9.8 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Laç, Bileća, Istok (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 14 km (9 miles) from Podgorica (c. 136 500 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Gjakovë (c. 94 200 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Shkodër (c. 88 200 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Pejë (c. 81 800 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Nikšić (c. 58 200 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Deçan (c. 50 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Montenegro (c. 667 000 pop), Kosovo (c. 1 800 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 13 km E of Podgorica, Montenegro.
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