A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Stari Bar in Montenegro on Tuesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.7 km (4 miles). The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:45:53 / 5:45 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 19.1851° East, 42.0788° North, depth 5.7 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000cr71. Unique identifier: us2000cr71. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/01/18 / 2018-01-30 04:45:53 / January 30, 2018 @ 4:45 am.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fushë-Krujë, Nikšić, Mamurras (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 41 km (25 miles) from Podgorica (c. 136 500 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Shkodër (c. 88 200 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Nikšić (c. 58 200 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Laç (c. 24 800 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Herceg-Novi (c. 19 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Montenegro (c. 667 000 pop).
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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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