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Light earthquake 4.5 mag, 10 km WNW of Komin, Croatia



Earthquake location 43.0844S, 17.4261WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Komin in Croatia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 17.4261° East, 43.0844° North, depth 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005051. Id of event: us20005051. The temblor was reported at 15:51:29 / 3:51 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/02/16 / 2016-02-14 14:51:29 / February 14, 2016 @ 2:51 pm.

The epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Split (c. 176 300 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Mostar (c. 104 500 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Trebinje (c. 33 200 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Dubrovnik (c. 28 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Konjic (c. 16 000 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Solin (c. 15 900 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Metković (c. 13 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gornji Vakuf, Sinj, Split. Nearby country/countries, Bosnia and Herzegovina (c. 4 590 000 pop), Croatia (c. 4 491 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 10 km WNW of Komin, Croatia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 17.4261° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 43.0844° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km WNW of Komin, Croatia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-02-14 14:51:29 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-14 16:15:25 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 60 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 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 1.501 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.99 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 24 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 us20005051 Id of event.
Event Code 20005051 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20005051, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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