A 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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