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Light earthquake: M4.3 quake has struck near Igalo in Montenegro

Earthquake location 42.5144S, 18.5024WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Igalo in Montenegro. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/12/16 / 2016-12-23 23:39:25 / December 23, 2016 @ 11:39 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 16.05 km, 18.5024° East, 42.5144° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us10007mdy. Unique identifier: us10007mdy. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:39:25 / 12:39 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 16.05 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Nearby 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). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Metković, Kolašin, Nevesinje (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 63 km (39 miles) from Podgorica (c. 136 500 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Nikšić (c. 58 200 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Trebinje (c. 33 200 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Dubrovnik (c. 28 400 pop), 7 km (5 miles) from Herceg-Novi (c. 19 500 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Budva (c. 18 000 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 6 km N of Igalo, Montenegro. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 18.5024° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 42.5144° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 16.05 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km N of Igalo, Montenegro Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-12-23 23:39:25 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-12-24 00:09:18 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 3.8 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 0.567 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 24 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 us10007mdy Id of event.
Event Code 10007mdy An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10007mdy, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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