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Moderate earthquake, 5.2 mag was detected near Petrinja in Croatia

Earthquake location 45.4547S, 16.2295WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Petrinja in Croatia. Exact location of event, longitude 16.2295 East, latitude 45.4547 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 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). The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:49:56 / 6:49 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000d3lf. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d3lf. Global time and date of event 28/12/20 / 2020-12-28 06:49:56 / December 28, 2020 @ 6:49 am UTC/GMT.

Nearby country/countries, Bosnia and Herzegovina (c. 4 590 000 pop), Croatia (c. 4 491 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Poljčane, Markovci, Majšperk (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 44 km (28 miles) from Zagreb – Centar (c. 800 000 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Zagreb (c. 699 000 pop), 106 km (66 miles) from Banja Luka (c. 221 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Bihać (c. 75 600 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Sesvete (c. 52 400 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Karlovac (c. 48 100 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Varaždin (c. 41 800 pop).

There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 5 km WNW of Petrinja, Croatia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 16.2295° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 45.4547° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5 km WNW of Petrinja, Croatia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-12-28 06:49:56 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-12-28 07:15:48 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 416 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 0.977 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.77 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 33 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 us6000d3lf Id of event.
Event Code 6000d3lf An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000d3lf, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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