A 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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