A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Petrinja in Croatia. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/12/20 / 2020-12-28 05:28:08 / December 28, 2020 @ 5:28 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 05:28:08 / 5:28 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d3kv. Id of event: us6000d3kv. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 16.1877° East, 45.4509° North.
Earthquake epicenter was 43 km (27 miles) from Zagreb – Centar (c. 800 000 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Zagreb (c. 699 000 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Bihać (c. 75 600 pop), 43 km (26 miles) from Sesvete (c. 52 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Karlovac (c. 48 100 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Varaždin (c. 41 800 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Stenjevec (c. 41 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Laško, Markovci, Ormož (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Bosnia and Herzegovina (c. 4 590 000 pop), Croatia (c. 4 491 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. 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.
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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. 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: 8 km W of Petrinja, Croatia.
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