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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag strikes near Petrinja in Croatia

Earthquake location 45.3664S, 16.2695WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Petrinja in Croatia. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:29:05 / 11:29 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000d6fv. Event ids that are associated: us6000d6fv. Exact location of event, longitude 16.2695 East, latitude 45.3664 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/12/20 / 2020-12-29 11:29:05 / December 29, 2020 @ 11:29 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ivanec, Kozje, Laktaši (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 55 km (34 miles) from Zagreb – Centar (c. 800 000 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Zagreb (c. 699 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Bihać (c. 75 600 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Sesvete (c. 52 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Karlovac (c. 48 100 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Stenjevec (c. 41 300 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Prijedor (c. 36 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Bosnia and Herzegovina (c. 4 590 000 pop), Croatia (c. 4 491 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 8 km SSW of Petrinja, Croatia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 16.2695° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 45.3664° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8 km SSW 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 2020-12-29 11:29:05 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-01-16 13:07:22 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 32 The total number of felt reports
CDI 5.8 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 330 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 0.895 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.74 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 56 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000d6fv Id of event.
Event Code 6000d6fv An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000d6fv, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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