A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Grebocice in Poland. Global time and date of event 08/04/17 / 2017-04-08 22:23:12 / April 8, 2017 @ 10:23 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008fxp. Unique identifier: us10008fxp. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:23:12 / 11:23 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.14 km (7 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 16.1913° East, 51.5704° North, depth 11.14 km.
Nearby country/countries, Poland (c. 38 500 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Wrocław (c. 634 900 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Wałbrzych (c. 127 400 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Zielona Góra (c. 118 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Legnica (c. 106 000 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Jelenia Góra (c. 87 300 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Lubin (c. 77 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Oleśnica, Krosno Odrzańskie, Twardogóra (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 was reported nearby.
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