A 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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