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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag strikes near Bileca in Bosnia and Herzegovina



Earthquake location 42.859S, 18.5335WA 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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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 8 km E of Bileca, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 18.5335° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 42.859° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 14.01 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km E of Bileca, 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 2016-11-09 15:58:43 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-10 00:02:03 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 60 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 298 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 0.687 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.01 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 29 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 us100076hy Id of event.
Event Code 100076hy An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100076hy, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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