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Minor earthquake, 3.9 mag has occurred near Petrinja in Croatia

Earthquake location 45.4385S, 16.2448WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Petrinja in Croatia on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 09:58:29 / 9:58 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 24/02/21 / 2021-02-24 09:58:29 / February 24, 2021 @ 9:58 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dkmi. Id of event: us6000dkmi. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 16.2448 East, latitude 45.4385 North, depth = 10 km.

Close country/countries that might be effected, Bosnia and Herzegovina (c. 4 590 000 pop), Croatia (c. 4 491 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kozje, Ivanec, Semič. Event epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Zagreb – Centar (c. 800 000 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Zagreb (c. 699 000 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Bihać (c. 75 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Sesvete (c. 52 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Karlovac (c. 48 100 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Stenjevec (c. 41 300 pop).

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 twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. 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: 3 km W of Petrinja, Croatia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 16.2448° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 45.4385° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3 km W 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 2021-02-24 09:58:29 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-24 10:56:57 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 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 235 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 0.958 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.01 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 32 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mwr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000dkmi Id of event.
Event Code 6000dkmi An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000dkmi, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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