A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Rudna in Poland. 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, 16.2832° East, 51.4883° North, depth 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000ajv8. Unique identifier: us7000ajv8. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:19:00 / 5:19 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/07/20 / 2020-07-08 05:19:00 / July 8, 2020 @ 5:19 am.
Event epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Wrocław (c. 634 900 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Wałbrzych (c. 127 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Zielona Góra (c. 118 400 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Legnica (c. 106 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Jelenia Góra (c. 87 300 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Lubin (c. 77 500 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Głogów (c. 68 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Poland (c. 38 500 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Krosno Odrzańskie, Nowa Ruda, Syców (min 5000 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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