A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported Croatia region kilometers (0 miles) from Croatia region on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 16.238 East, latitude 45.3889 North, depth = 10 km. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:23:46 / 11:23 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/12/20 / 2020-12-29 11:23:46 / December 29, 2020 @ 11:23 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us6000d6ft. Event ids that are associated: us6000d6ft. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mejdan – Obilićevo, Rogatec, Varaždin (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Bosnia and Herzegovina (c. 4 590 000 pop), Croatia (c. 4 491 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 51 km (32 miles) from Zagreb – Centar (c. 800 000 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Zagreb (c. 699 000 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Banja Luka (c. 221 100 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Bihać (c. 75 600 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Sesvete (c. 52 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Karlovac (c. 48 100 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Varaždin (c. 41 800 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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