A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Grębocice in Poland on Thursday. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/07/20 / 2020-07-30 15:36:31 / July 30, 2020 @ 3:36 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:36:31 / 3:36 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 16.1067 East, latitude 51.5927 North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us6000b6xx. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b6xx. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 85 km (53 miles) from Wrocław (c. 634 900 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Zielona Góra (c. 118 400 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Legnica (c. 106 000 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Jelenia Góra (c. 87 300 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Lubin (c. 77 500 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from Głogów (c. 68 500 pop). Close country/countries, Poland (c. 38 500 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Zgorzelec, Kowary, Kamienna Góra (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 4 km W of Grębocice, Poland. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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