A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Bileca in Bosnia and Herzegovina on Wednesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/11/16 / 2016-11-09 15:58:43 / November 9, 2016 @ 3:58 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.01 km (9 miles). Id of earthquake: us100076hy. Event ids that are associated: us100076hy. Exact location of event, longitude 18.5335 East, latitude 42.859 North, depth = 14.01 km. The temblor was detected at 16:58:43 / 4:58 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Bosnia and Herzegovina (c. 4 590 000 pop), Croatia (c. 4 491 000 pop), Montenegro (c. 667 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ljubuški, Pljevlja, Mojkovac. Epicenter of the earthquake was 76 km (47 miles) from Podgorica (c. 136 500 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Mostar (c. 104 500 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Nikšić (c. 58 200 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Trebinje (c. 33 200 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Dubrovnik (c. 28 400 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Herceg-Novi (c. 19 500 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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