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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag has occurred near Gotse Delchev in Bulgaria

Earthquake location 41.6775S, 23.5873WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Gotse Delchev in Bulgaria. The temblor was picked up at 16:17:38 / 4:17 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 9.29 km, 23.5873° East, 41.6775° North. Global time and date of event 02/08/18 / 2018-08-02 14:17:38 / August 2, 2018 @ 2:17 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000g1vn. Unique identifier: us1000g1vn. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.29 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Close country/countries that might be effected, Bulgaria (c. 7 149 000 pop), Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Macedonia (c. 2 062 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Chepelare, Makedonska Kamenica, Star Dojran. The epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Pazardzhik (c. 76 000 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Blagoevgrad (c. 71 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Sérres (c. 58 300 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Strumica (c. 45 500 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Dráma (c. 44 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Dupnitsa (c. 34 800 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 17 km NW of Gotse Delchev, Bulgaria. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 23.5873° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.6775° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.29 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 17km NW of Gotse Delchev, Bulgaria Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-08-02 14:17:38 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-08-02 22:53:29 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.2 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 259 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 1.558 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.87 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 29 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 us1000g1vn Id of event.
Event Code 1000g1vn An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000g1vn, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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