A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Kasina in Croatia on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 15.9477 East, latitude 45.8957 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 07:01:20 / 7:01 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/03/20 / 2020-03-22 06:01:20 / March 22, 2020 @ 6:01 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008dxz. Id of event: us70008dxz.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Croatia (c. 4 491 000 pop), Slovenia (c. 2 007 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 9 km (6 miles) from Zagreb – Centar (c. 800 000 pop), 9 km (6 miles) from Zagreb (c. 699 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Maribor (c. 95 200 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Sesvete (c. 52 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Karlovac (c. 48 100 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Varaždin (c. 41 800 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Stenjevec (c. 41 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vuzenica, Videm, Csurgó (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 4 km WSW of Kasina, Croatia.
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