A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Grebocice in Poland on Saturday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/08/16 / 2016-08-13 12:00:57 / August 13, 2016 @ 12:00 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 16.1444° East, 51.5587° North, depth 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006djv. Id of event: us10006djv. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:00:57 / 2:00 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Dzierżoniów, Pieszyce, Głuszyca. Nearby country/countries, Poland (c. 38 500 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Wrocław (c. 634 900 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Wałbrzych (c. 127 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Zielona Góra (c. 118 400 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Legnica (c. 106 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Jelenia Góra (c. 87 300 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Lubin (c. 77 500 pop), 12 km (8 miles) from Głogów (c. 68 500 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each 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 two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 4 km SSW of Grebocice, Poland. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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