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Moderate earthquake: M5.2 quake has struck near Petrinja in Croatia

Earthquake location 45.4509S, 16.1877WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Petrinja in Croatia. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/12/20 / 2020-12-28 05:28:08 / December 28, 2020 @ 5:28 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 05:28:08 / 5:28 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d3kv. Id of event: us6000d3kv. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 16.1877° East, 45.4509° North.

Earthquake epicenter was 43 km (27 miles) from Zagreb – Centar (c. 800 000 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Zagreb (c. 699 000 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Bihać (c. 75 600 pop), 43 km (26 miles) from Sesvete (c. 52 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Karlovac (c. 48 100 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Varaždin (c. 41 800 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Stenjevec (c. 41 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Laško, Markovci, Ormož (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Bosnia and Herzegovina (c. 4 590 000 pop), Croatia (c. 4 491 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 8 km W of Petrinja, Croatia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 16.1877° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 45.4509° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8 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 2020-12-28 05:28:08 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-12-28 05:47:23 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 41 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.7 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 435 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 0.995 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.76 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 14 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 us6000d3kv Id of event.
Event Code 6000d3kv An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000d3kv, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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