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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag was detected near Lipci in Montenegro

Earthquake location 42.5233S, 18.612WA 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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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 18.612° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 42.5233° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.36 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4km NW of Lipci, Montenegro Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-11-26 14:17:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-11-26 15:29:32 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 60 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 271 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 0.489 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.57 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 31 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 us1000hwn9 Id of event.
Event Code 1000hwn9 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000hwn9, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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