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Light earthquake 4 mag, 6 km SW of Orguz, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Earthquake location 43.7233S, 16.8148WA light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Orguz in Bosnia and Herzegovina on Monday. Id of earthquake: us100088kq. Event ids that are associated: us100088kq. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 14.4 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 16.8148 East, latitude 43.7233 North, depth = 14.4 km. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:31:55 / 2:31 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/03/17 / 2017-03-13 01:31:55 / March 13, 2017 @ 1:31 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Earthquake epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Split (c. 176 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Bugojno (c. 41 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Šibenik (c. 37 100 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Travnik (c. 31 100 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Solin (c. 15 900 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Mrkonjić Grad (c. 14 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, Bosnia and Herzegovina (c. 4 590 000 pop), Croatia (c. 4 491 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ključ, Travnik, Novi Travnik.

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 6 km SW of Orguz, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 16.8148° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 43.7233° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 14.4 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km SW of Orguz, 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 2017-03-13 01:31:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-03-23 04:31:44 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 246 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 2.119 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.82 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 26 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 us100088kq Id of event.
Event Code 100088kq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100088kq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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