A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Anton in Bulgaria. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/11/17 / 2017-11-26 19:01:32 / November 26, 2017 @ 7:01 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000bukf. Unique identifier: us2000bukf. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 21:01:32 / 9:01 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 24.2995° East, 42.7243° North, depth 11.22 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.22 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Event epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Sofia (c. 1 152 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Plovdiv (c. 340 500 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Pleven (c. 118 700 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Pazardzhik (c. 76 000 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Gabrovo (c. 66 200 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Vratsa (c. 64 900 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Kazanlŭk (c. 55 200 pop). Close country/countries, Bulgaria (c. 7 149 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Vŭrshets, Yakoruda, Asenovgrad.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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: 3 km SSE of Anton, Bulgaria.
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