A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Kobarid in Slovenia. Exact location, longitude 13.5808° East, latitude 46.2687° North, depth = 8.01 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000360c. Id of event: us1000360c. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/08/15 / 2015-08-29 18:47:04 / August 29, 2015 @ 6:47 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8.01 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:47:04 / 8:47 pm (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Austria (c. 8 205 000 pop), Italy (c. 60 340 000 pop), Slovenia (c. 2 007 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Luče, Eberndorf, Lienz. Epicenter of the earthquake was 75 km (47 miles) from Ljubljana (c. 272 200 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Trieste (c. 187 100 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Udine (c. 97 800 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Klagenfurt am Wörthersee (c. 90 600 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Villach (c. 58 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Pordenone (c. 49 900 pop).
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 2 km N of Kobarid, Slovenia.
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