A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Metkovic in Croatia. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:37:43 / 12:37 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/04/20 / 2020-04-24 11:37:43 / April 24, 2020 @ 11:37 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 17.7979 East, latitude 42.9897 North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us60009bbx. Unique identifier: us60009bbx.
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 Tomislavgrad, Plužine, Herceg-Novi (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Mostar (c. 104 500 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Trebinje (c. 33 200 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Dubrovnik (c. 28 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Herceg-Novi (c. 19 500 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Konjic (c. 16 000 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Metković (c. 13 900 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 14 km ESE of Metkovic, Croatia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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