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Light earthquake, 4 mag has occurred near Gračac in Croatia

Earthquake location 44.2163S, 15.9538WA light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Gračac in Croatia. Exact location of event, longitude 15.9538 East, latitude 44.2163 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:59:03 / 10:59 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/09/20 / 2020-09-20 10:59:03 / September 20, 2020 @ 10:59 am. Id of earthquake: us7000bqgv. Event ids that are associated: us7000bqgv.

Close country/countries, Bosnia and Herzegovina (c. 4 590 000 pop), Croatia (c. 4 491 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Split (c. 176 300 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Bihać (c. 75 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Zadar (c. 71 300 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Šibenik (c. 37 100 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Cazin (c. 21 700 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Solin (c. 15 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ćoralići, Split, Solin.

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 has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 12 km SE of Gračac, Croatia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 15.9538° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 44.2163° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12 km SE of Gračac, Croatia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-09-20 10:59:03 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-09-20 11:23:04 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.2 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 247 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 1.029 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.68 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 28 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us7000bqgv Id of event.
Event Code 7000bqgv An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000bqgv, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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