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Minor earthquake, 3.3 mag has occurred near Potoci in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Earthquake location 43.4166S, 17.7958WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Potoci in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/02/20 / 2020-02-14 17:54:53 / February 14, 2020 @ 5:54 pm. Exact location, longitude 17.7958° East, latitude 43.4166° North, depth = 7.48 km. Unique identifier: us70007qtc. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007qtc. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.48 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:54:53 / 6:54 pm (local time epicenter).

Epicenter of the event was 66 km (41 miles) from Sarajevo (c. 696 700 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from Mostar (c. 104 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Bugojno (c. 41 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Visoko (c. 17 900 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Konjic (c. 16 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Vitez, Foča, Bileća (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Bosnia and Herzegovina (c. 4 590 000 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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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: 6 km W of Potoci, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 17.7958° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 43.4166° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.48 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km W of Potoci, 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 2020-02-14 17:54:53 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-02-15 10:12:29 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 168 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 1.459 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.89 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 60 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70007qtc Id of event.
Event Code 70007qtc An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70007qtc, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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