A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Starcevica in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Global time and date of event 15/08/20 / 2020-08-15 18:26:15 / August 15, 2020 @ 6:26 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us6000bfgp. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000bfgp. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:26:15 / 6:26 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 17.2508° East, latitude 44.7856° North, depth = 9.98 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.98 km (6 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Bosnia and Herzegovina (c. 4 590 000 pop), Croatia (c. 4 491 000 pop). The epicenter was 5 km (3 miles) from Banja Luka (c. 221 100 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Slavonski Brod (c. 60 700 pop), 47 km (30 miles) from Prijedor (c. 36 300 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Travnik (c. 31 100 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Doboj (c. 27 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Novi Travnik, Bosanski Novi, Žepče (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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