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Minor earthquake, 3.4 mag strikes near Kakanj in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Earthquake location 44.1577S, 18.0582WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Kakanj in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bfnv. Id of event: us6000bfnv. Exact location of earthquake, 18.0582° East, 44.1577° North, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/08/20 / 2020-08-16 18:37:15 / August 16, 2020 @ 6:37 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 18:37:15 / 6:37 pm (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries, Bosnia and Herzegovina (c. 4 590 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Sarajevo (c. 696 700 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Zenica (c. 164 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Tuzla (c. 142 500 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Bugojno (c. 41 400 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Travnik (c. 31 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tomislavgrad, Mrkonjić Grad, Milići.

Every 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 5 km WNW of Kakanj, Bosnia and Herzegovina. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 18.0582° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 44.1577° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5 km WNW of Kakanj, Bosnia and Herzegovina Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-08-16 18:37:15 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-08-16 21:42:51 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 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 178 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 0.861 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.01 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 42 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 us6000bfnv Id of event.
Event Code 6000bfnv An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000bfnv, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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