A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Nova Zagora in Bulgaria. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 26.0468 East, latitude 42.51 North, depth = 16.53 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 18/04/16 / 2016-04-18 06:46:16 / April 18, 2016 @ 6:46 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 16.53 km (10 miles). The temblor was picked up at 09:46:16 / 9:46 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20005je7. Unique identifier: us20005je7.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Veliki Preslav, Sevlievo, Sredets. Close country/countries, Bulgaria (c. 7 149 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 34 km (21 miles) from Stara Zagora (c. 143 400 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Sliven (c. 96 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Yambol (c. 80 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Haskovo (c. 79 700 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Veliko Tŭrnovo (c. 66 200 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Gabrovo (c. 66 200 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Kazanlŭk (c. 55 200 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 3 km NE of Nova Zagora, Bulgaria.
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