A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Wieszowa in Poland. The temblor was picked up at 09:55:18 / 9:55 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/04/18 / 2018-04-23 08:55:18 / April 23, 2018 @ 8:55 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000dqkt. Unique identifier: us1000dqkt. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.24 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 18.8225 East, latitude 50.3935 North, depth = 9.24 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 87 km (54 miles) from Kraków (c. 755 100 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Katowice (c. 317 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Ostrava (c. 313 100 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Częstochowa (c. 248 100 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Sosnowiec (c. 227 300 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Gliwice (c. 198 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Czech Republic (c. 10 476 000 pop), Poland (c. 38 500 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Wołczyn, Kraków, Krnov (min 5000 pop).
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 4 km ENE of Wieszowa, Poland.
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