A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Petrinja in Croatia. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/12/20 / 2020-12-29 12:34:43 / December 29, 2020 @ 12:34 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000d3zz. Unique identifier: us6000d3zz. The temblor was detected at 12:34:43 / 12:34 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 16.1741° East, 45.4675° North.
Event epicenter was 41 km (26 miles) from Zagreb – Centar (c. 800 000 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Zagreb (c. 699 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Bihać (c. 75 600 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Sesvete (c. 52 400 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Karlovac (c. 48 100 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Varaždin (c. 41 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Varaždin, Žetale, Dolenjske Toplice. Nearby country/countries, Bosnia and Herzegovina (c. 4 590 000 pop), Croatia (c. 4 491 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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