A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Hall bei Admont in Austria. Exact location, longitude 14.4959° East, latitude 47.6348° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 07:30:27 / 7:30 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 20/01/21 / 2021-01-20 07:30:27 / January 20, 2021 @ 7:30 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us7000d1k8. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000d1k8.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gösting, Melk, Mürzzuschlag (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Austria (c. 8 205 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Linz (c. 181 200 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Wels (c. 57 900 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Steyr (c. 39 600 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Leoben (c. 24 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Traun (c. 24 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Amstetten (c. 22 800 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 5 km NNE of Hall bei Admont, Austria.
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