A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Petrinja in Croatia on Monday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/01/21 / 2021-01-04 06:49:54 / January 4, 2021 @ 6:49 am. Unique identifier: us6000d5di. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d5di. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:49:54 / 6:49 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 16.2144 East, latitude 45.4304 North, depth = 10 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sevnica, Koprivnica, Podčetrtek. Epicenter of the earthquake was 46 km (29 miles) from Zagreb – Centar (c. 800 000 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Zagreb (c. 699 000 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Bihać (c. 75 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Sesvete (c. 52 400 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Karlovac (c. 48 100 pop), 49 km (31 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).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 5 km W of Petrinja, Croatia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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