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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag was detected near Brezice in Slovenia

Earthquake location 45.9002S, 15.5319WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Brezice in Slovenia on Sunday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9.06 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/11/15 / 2015-11-01 07:52:33 / November 1, 2015 @ 7:52 am. The temblor was detected at 08:52:33 / 8:52 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 15.5319° East, latitude 45.9002° North, depth = 9.06 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us20004166. Unique identifier: us20004166.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Preddvor, Horjul, Zgornje Jezersko (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 36 km (22 miles) from Zagreb – Centar (c. 800 000 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Zagreb (c. 699 000 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Ljubljana (c. 272 200 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Maribor (c. 95 200 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Sesvete (c. 52 400 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Karlovac (c. 48 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Varaždin (c. 41 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Croatia (c. 4 491 000 pop), Slovenia (c. 2 007 000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

Questions or comments?

How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 4 km W of Brezice, Slovenia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 15.5319° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 45.9002° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.06 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4km W of Brezice, Slovenia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-11-01 07:52:33 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-11-01 08:09:17 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 60 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 312 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.251 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.7 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 31 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us20004166 Id of event.
Event Code 20004166 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20004166, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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