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Moderate earthquake: M5.4 quake has struck near Blagaj in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Earthquake location 43.2415S, 17.9617WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Blagaj in Bosnia and Herzegovina. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 10:19:26 / 10:19 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 17.9617° East, 43.2415° North, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/11/19 / 2019-11-26 09:19:26 / November 26, 2019 @ 9:19 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us70006d4h. Unique identifier: us70006d4h. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Epicenter of the event was 75 km (46 miles) from Sarajevo (c. 696 700 pop), 107 km (66 miles) from Zenica (c. 164 400 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Mostar (c. 104 500 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Nikšić (c. 58 200 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Bugojno (c. 41 400 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Trebinje (c. 33 200 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Dubrovnik (c. 28 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Bosnia and Herzegovina (c. 4 590 000 pop), Croatia (c. 4 491 000 pop), Montenegro (c. 667 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Donji Vakuf, Dobrota, Tivat (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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 6 km ESE of Blagaj, Bosnia and Herzegovina. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 17.9617° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 43.2415° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km ESE of Blagaj, Bosnia and Herzegovina Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-11-26 09:19:26 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-26 09:36:17 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 60 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 11 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.8 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 6.271 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 454 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 1.253 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.08 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 23 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70006d4h Id of event.
Event Code 70006d4h An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70006d4h, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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