A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Grebocice in Poland. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.53 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us100068uh. Event ids that are associated: us100068uh. The temblor was reported at 21:10:38 / 9:10 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 30/07/16 / 2016-07-30 19:10:38 / July 30, 2016 @ 7:10 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 13.53 km, 16.184° East, 51.5648° North.
Country/countries that might be effected, Poland (c. 38 500 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Oleśnica, Krosno Odrzańskie, Puszczykowo. Epicenter of the earthquake was 78 km (49 miles) from Wrocław (c. 634 900 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Wałbrzych (c. 127 400 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Zielona Góra (c. 118 400 pop), 39 km (25 miles) from Legnica (c. 106 000 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Jelenia Góra (c. 87 300 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Lubin (c. 77 500 pop).
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 nearby. 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.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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 SSE of Grebocice, Poland.
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