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Light earthquake: M4.3 quake has struck near Blagaj in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Earthquake location 43.2193S, 17.894WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Blagaj in Bosnia and Herzegovina on Monday. Exact location of event, longitude 17.894 East, latitude 43.2193 North, depth = 11.13 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/10/16 / 2016-10-31 09:38:13 / October 31, 2016 @ 9:38 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 11.13 km (7 miles). Id of earthquake: us1000737r. Event ids that are associated: us1000737r. The temblor was picked up at 10:38:13 / 10:38 am (local time epicenter).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mahala, Podhum, Visoko. Close country/countries that might be effected, Bosnia and Herzegovina (c. 4 590 000 pop), Croatia (c. 4 491 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 79 km (49 miles) from Sarajevo (c. 696 700 pop), 15 km (10 miles) from Mostar (c. 104 500 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Trebinje (c. 33 200 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Dubrovnik (c. 28 400 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Visoko (c. 17 900 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Konjic (c. 16 000 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 4 km S of Blagaj, Bosnia and Herzegovina. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 17.894° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 43.2193° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 11.13 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4km S of Blagaj, Bosnia and Herzegovina Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-10-31 09:38:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-10-31 21:56:44 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 60 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.6 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 285 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.278 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.83 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 35 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us1000737r Id of event.
Event Code 1000737r An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000737r, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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