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Minor earthquake 3 mag, Croatia

Earthquake location 45.8913S, 15.9634WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, Croatia kilometers (0 miles) from Croatia. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008ev4. Id of event: us70008ev4. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/03/20 / 2020-03-23 10:12:53 / March 23, 2020 @ 10:12 am. The temblor was detected at 10:12:53 / 10:12 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 15.9634 East, latitude 45.8913 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).

Country/countries that might be effected, Croatia (c. 4 491 000 pop), Slovenia (c. 2 007 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kutina, Črenšovci, Veržej (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 9 km (5 miles) from Zagreb – Centar (c. 800 000 pop), 9 km (5 miles) from Zagreb (c. 699 000 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Maribor (c. 95 200 pop), 14 km (8 miles) from Sesvete (c. 52 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Karlovac (c. 48 100 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: Croatia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 15.9634° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 45.8913° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Croatia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-03-23 10:12:53 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-03-23 23:24:25 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 138 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 0.808 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.66 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 131 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 us70008ev4 Id of event.
Event Code 70008ev4 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70008ev4, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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