A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Spuz in Montenegro. The temblor was detected at 21:41:19 / 9:41 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 02/10/16 / 2016-10-02 19:41:19 / October 2, 2016 @ 7:41 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us10006ujn. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006ujn. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 17.46 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 17.46 km, 19.169° East, 42.4847° North.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 9 km (6 miles) from Podgorica (c. 136 500 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Shkodër (c. 88 200 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Nikšić (c. 58 200 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Deçan (c. 50 500 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Trebinje (c. 33 200 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Dubrovnik (c. 28 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Isniq, Strellc i Epërm, Deçan (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Bosnia and Herzegovina (c. 4 590 000 pop), Croatia (c. 4 491 000 pop), Montenegro (c. 667 000 pop), Kosovo (c. 1 800 000 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 3 km SW of Spuz, Montenegro. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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