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Minor earthquake 3.4 mag, 3 km W of Petrinja, Croatia

Earthquake location 45.4379S, 16.2443WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Petrinja in Croatia. Exact location, longitude 16.2443° East, latitude 45.4379° North, depth = 9.27 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9.27 km (6 miles). Event id: us6000d52g. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d52g. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/01/21 / 2021-01-02 18:00:42 / January 2, 2021 @ 6:00 pm. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:00:42 / 6:00 pm (local time epicenter).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 47 km (29 miles) from Zagreb – Centar (c. 800 000 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Zagreb (c. 699 000 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Bihać (c. 75 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Sesvete (c. 52 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Karlovac (c. 48 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Bosnia and Herzegovina (c. 4 590 000 pop), Croatia (c. 4 491 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Črnomelj, Šentjernej, Bistrica ob Sotli.

Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 3 km W of Petrinja, Croatia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 16.2443° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 45.4379° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.27 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3 km W of Petrinja, Croatia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-01-02 18:00:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-01-03 05:30:17 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 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 178 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 0.958 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.57 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 68 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000d52g Id of event.
Event Code 6000d52g An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000d52g, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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