A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Lipci in Montenegro. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/11/18 / 2018-11-26 14:17:37 / November 26, 2018 @ 2:17 pm. The temblor was picked up at 15:17:37 / 3:17 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hwn9. Id of event: us1000hwn9. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 18.612 East, latitude 42.5233 North, depth = 7.36 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7.36 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 54 km (34 miles) from Podgorica (c. 136 500 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Shkodër (c. 88 200 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Nikšić (c. 58 200 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Trebinje (c. 33 200 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Dubrovnik (c. 28 400 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Herceg-Novi (c. 19 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Bosnia and Herzegovina (c. 4 590 000 pop), Croatia (c. 4 491 000 pop), Montenegro (c. 667 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mojkovac, Nevesinje, Crnići (min 5000 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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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. 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 NW of Lipci, Montenegro.
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