A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Petrinja in Croatia on Saturday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/01/21 / 2021-01-09 21:29:10 / January 9, 2021 @ 9:29 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d73g. Id of event: us6000d73g. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 16.3038 East, latitude 45.4208 North, depth = 8.71 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8.71 km (5 miles). The temblor was reported at 21:29:10 / 9:29 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 50 km (31 miles) from Zagreb – Centar (c. 800 000 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Zagreb (c. 699 000 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Banja Luka (c. 221 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Bihać (c. 75 600 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Sesvete (c. 52 400 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Karlovac (c. 48 100 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Varaždin (c. 41 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, Bosnia and Herzegovina (c. 4 590 000 pop), Croatia (c. 4 491 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mejdan – Obilićevo, Rogatec, Sevnica.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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