A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Petrinja in Croatia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:15:04 / 5:15 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 16.1674° East, 45.4454° North, depth 8.11 km. Id of earthquake: us6000d48z. Event ids that are associated: us6000d48z. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/12/20 / 2020-12-30 05:15:04 / December 30, 2020 @ 5:15 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 8.11 km (5 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 43 km (27 miles) from Zagreb – Centar (c. 800 000 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Zagreb (c. 699 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Bihać (c. 75 600 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Sesvete (c. 52 400 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Karlovac (c. 48 100 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Stenjevec (c. 41 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Bosnia and Herzegovina (c. 4 590 000 pop), Croatia (c. 4 491 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Koprivnica, Rogatec, Straža (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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