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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag strikes near Anton in Bulgaria

Earthquake location 42.7243S, 24.2995WA 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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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 24.2995° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 42.7243° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 11.22 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km SSE of Anton, Bulgaria Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-11-26 19:01:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-26 22:47:37 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 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 327 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 0.702 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.03 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 41 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000bukf Id of event.
Event Code 2000bukf An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000bukf, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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