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Light earthquake 4.7 mag, 6 km SSW of Lekenik, Croatia

Earthquake location 45.5307S, 16.1688WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Lekenik in Croatia. The temblor was detected at 05:26:42 / 5:26 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 16.1688 East, latitude 45.5307 North, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/12/20 / 2020-12-30 05:26:42 / December 30, 2020 @ 5:26 am. Event id: us6000d497. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d497. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gorišnica, Kostel, Trebnje. Epicenter of the event was 35 km (22 miles) from Zagreb – Centar (c. 800 000 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Zagreb (c. 699 000 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Bihać (c. 75 600 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Sesvete (c. 52 400 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Karlovac (c. 48 100 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Varaždin (c. 41 800 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Stenjevec (c. 41 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Bosnia and Herzegovina (c. 4 590 000 pop), Croatia (c. 4 491 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 6 km SSW of Lekenik, Croatia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 16.1688° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 45.5307° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6 km SSW of Lekenik, Croatia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-12-30 05:26:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-12-30 06:39:19 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 8 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.9 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 343 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 1.03 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.93 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 24 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 us6000d497 Id of event.
Event Code 6000d497 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000d497, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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