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Light earthquake, 4.9 mag was detected near Croatia region

Earthquake location 45.3889S, 16.238WA 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: Croatia region.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 16.238° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 45.3889° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Croatia region 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 11:23:46 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-01-23 11:25:54 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 369 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 0.926 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.97 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 68 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 us6000d6ft Id of event.
Event Code 6000d6ft An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000d6ft, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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