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Minor earthquake, 2.9 mag has occurred near Dubrovnik in Croatia



Earthquake location 42.6456S, 18.1239WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Dubrovnik in Croatia. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 3.38 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 18.1239 East, latitude 42.6456 North, depth = 3.38 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/06/17 / 2017-06-28 12:05:44 / June 28, 2017 @ 12:05 pm. The temblor was picked up at 13:05:44 / 1:05 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us20009q38. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009q38.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ljubuški, Čitluk, Budva (min 5000 pop). 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). The epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Nikšić (c. 58 200 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Trebinje (c. 33 200 pop), 3 km (2 miles) from Dubrovnik (c. 28 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Herceg-Novi (c. 19 500 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Budva (c. 18 000 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 2 km E of Dubrovnik, Croatia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 18.1239° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 42.6456° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.38 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km E of Dubrovnik, Croatia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-06-28 12:05:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-28 21:06:06 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 60 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 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 130 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 0.867 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.04 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 85 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us20009q38 Id of event.
Event Code 20009q38 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009q38, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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