A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Bileca in Bosnia and Herzegovina. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 31.05 km (19 miles). Exact location, longitude 18.4718° East, latitude 42.9009° North, depth = 31.05 km. Id of earthquake: us10004cci. Event ids that are associated: us10004cci. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/01/16 / 2016-01-08 13:07:42 / January 8, 2016 @ 1:07 pm. The temblor was picked up at 14:07:42 / 2:07 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Podgorica (c. 136 500 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Mostar (c. 104 500 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Nikšić (c. 58 200 pop), 23 km (15 miles) from Trebinje (c. 33 200 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Dubrovnik (c. 28 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Herceg-Novi (c. 19 500 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Pljevlja (c. 19 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Bosnia and Herzegovina (c. 4 590 000 pop), Croatia (c. 4 491 000 pop), Montenegro (c. 667 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Goražde, Konjic, Mojkovac.
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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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