A 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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