A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Blagaj in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000bxnj. Id of event: us1000bxnj. Exact location of earthquake, 17.9145° East, 43.201° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:00:41 / 2:00 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/12/17 / 2017-12-29 13:00:41 / December 29, 2017 @ 1:00 pm.
Close country/countries, Bosnia and Herzegovina (c. 4 590 000 pop), Croatia (c. 4 491 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 80 km (50 miles) from Sarajevo (c. 696 700 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Mostar (c. 104 500 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Trebinje (c. 33 200 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Dubrovnik (c. 28 400 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Visoko (c. 17 900 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Konjic (c. 16 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Visoko, Ilijaš, Pale.
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 one and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 6 km SSE of Blagaj, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
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