A 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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