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Minor earthquake, 3.2 mag has occurred near Breznik in Bulgaria

Earthquake location 42.6704S, 22.899WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Breznik in Bulgaria. Global time and date of event 14/09/17 / 2017-09-14 01:53:19 / September 14, 2017 @ 1:53 am UTC/GMT. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:53:19 / 3:53 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 22.899° East, latitude 42.6704° North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us2000am21. Event ids that are associated: us2000am21. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 35 km (22 miles) from Sofia (c. 1 152 600 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Pernik (c. 82 500 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Blagoevgrad (c. 71 300 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Kyustendil (c. 48 300 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Pirot (c. 40 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, Bulgaria (c. 7 149 000 pop), Serbia (c. 7 345 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ikhtiman, Delcevo, Makedonska Kamenica (min 5000 pop).

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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 7 km S of Breznik, Bulgaria.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 22.899° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 42.6704° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km S of Breznik, Bulgaria Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-09-14 01:53:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-14 02:10:55 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 4 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 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 159 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 2.015 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.7 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 62 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 us2000am21 Id of event.
Event Code 2000am21 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000am21, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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