A 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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