A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Strumyani in Bulgaria. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10005j7f. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10005j7f. The temblor was picked up at 11:58:31 / 11:58 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/05/16 / 2016-05-22 08:58:31 / May 22, 2016 @ 8:58 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 23.2888° East, latitude 41.6717° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Event epicenter was 41 km (26 miles) from Blagoevgrad (c. 71 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Sérres (c. 58 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Kyustendil (c. 48 300 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Shtip (c. 48 300 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Strumica (c. 45 500 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Dráma (c. 44 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Peshtera, Devin, Dráma. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Bulgaria (c. 7 149 000 pop), Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Macedonia (c. 2 062 000 pop).
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 8 km ENE of Strumyani, Bulgaria.
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