A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Grebocice in Poland. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:46:51 / 7:46 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 16.1666 East, latitude 51.5937 North, depth = 5.51 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/12/16 / 2016-12-16 06:46:51 / December 16, 2016 @ 6:46 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000818i. Unique identifier: us2000818i. The epicenter was at a depth of 5.51 km (3 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 81 km (51 miles) from Wrocław (c. 634 900 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Wałbrzych (c. 127 400 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Zielona Góra (c. 118 400 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Legnica (c. 106 000 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Jelenia Góra (c. 87 300 pop), 22 km (13 miles) from Lubin (c. 77 500 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Głogów (c. 68 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Plewiska, Kórnik, Görlitz (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Poland (c. 38 500 000 pop).
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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 0 km S of Grebocice, Poland.
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