A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Svoge in Bulgaria. The temblor was reported at 06:54:05 / 6:54 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 23.3517° East, latitude 42.9224° North, depth = 11.52 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/11/17 / 2017-11-11 04:54:05 / November 11, 2017 @ 4:54 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 11.52 km (7 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000blwr. Unique identifier: us2000blwr.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Panagyurishte, Byala Slatina, Dupnitsa (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Bulgaria (c. 7 149 000 pop), Serbia (c. 7 345 000 pop). The epicenter was 25 km (16 miles) from Sofia (c. 1 152 600 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Pernik (c. 82 500 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Vratsa (c. 64 900 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Montana (c. 47 400 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Pirot (c. 40 700 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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