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Moderate mag. 4.4 earthquake - 90 km north of Split, Splitsko-dalmatinska županija, Croatia, on Thursday, February 6, 2020 at 04:10 GMT

Moderate mag. 4.4 earthquake - 90 km north of Split, Splitsko-dalmatinska županija, Croatia, on Thursday, February 6, 2020 at 04:10 GMT Moderate mag. 4.4 earthquake - 90 km north of Split, Splitsko-dalmatinska županija, Croatia, on Thursday, February 6, 2020 at 04:10 GMT

Moderate magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 10 km depth

6 Feb 04:12 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 2 minutes.
Feb 6 04:18: Magnitude recalculated from 4.5 to 4.4.

Earthquake details

Date & timeFeb 6, 2020 04:10:13 UTC
Local time at epicenter
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude4.4
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude44.27°N / 16.07°E (Zadar, Croatia)
Antipode44.27°S / 163.93°W
Shaking intensityWeak shaking
Felt12 reports
Primary data sourceGFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Nearby towns and cities9 km (5 mi) N of Zrmanja Vrelo (Zadarska) (pop: 28) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
25 km (16 mi) WNW of Hrvatsko Grahovo (Kanton br. 10, Federation of B&H, Bosnia & Herzegovina) (pop: 5,640) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
27 km (17 mi) NNW of Knin (Šibensko-Kniniska) (pop: 11,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
32 km (20 mi) ENE of Obrovac (Zadarska) (pop: 1,060) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
33 km (21 mi) NNE of Kistanje (Šibensko-Kniniska) (pop: 1,760) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
46 km (28 mi) N of Drniš (Šibensko-Kniniska) (pop: 3,350) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
63 km (39 mi) SSE of Bihac (Federation of B&H, Bosnia & Herzegovina) (pop: 75,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
68 km (43 mi) S of Bosanska Krupa (Federation of B&H, Bosnia & Herzegovina) (pop: 15,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
70 km (43 mi) ENE of Zadar (pop: 71,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
172 km (107 mi) S of Zagreb (City of Zagreb) (pop: 699,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.410 kmNW Balkan Region (Croatia)GFZ
4.015 kmCroatiaEMSC
4.015 km13km ESE of Gracac, CroatiaUSGS
4.210 kmHrvatska (Croatia)SSS

Seismograms

Seismic station: Grafenberg, Germany (GRFO/IU network) | Distance from quake: 706 km / 439 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Grafenberg, Germany: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake (47)

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Split / not felt
Bosnia and Herzegovina, Velika Kladusa, 130 km fro / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : north-south direction waves  
Biograd na moru / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Šibenik / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Zadar (68.9 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
split / Light shaking (MMI IV) : bed shook  
Zadar / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Zadar / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Zadar / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Benkovac / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Tisno, Šibensko-Kniniska (63.4 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Sibenik, Šibensko-Kniniska (62.1 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Biograd na Moru, Zadarska (65.3 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Vodice (Croatia, 53 km S of epicenter) : It woke me up, I felt strong shaking. Later throughout the morning, I felt five or six weaker shakes. (reported through EMSC)  
Pula (Croatia, 186 km W of epicenter) : Weak shaking (reported through EMSC)  
Medulin (Croatia, 179 km W of epicenter) : Split, 13 kat, tolika bura puse da mislim da trese stalno. (reported through EMSC)  
Zagreb (Croatia, 179 km NW of epicenter) : Woke me from sleep. Gentle but slightly extended rocking motion. (reported through EMSC)  
Gvozd (Croatia, 128 km NW of epicenter) : Ebeno (reported through EMSC)  
Kastela (Croatia, 81 km SE of epicenter) : Small short (reported through EMSC)  
Trogir (Croatia, 78 km S of epicenter) : Zatreslo lagano (reported through EMSC)  
Bihac (Bosnia and Herzegovina, 68 km NW of epicenter) : Osjetio se i u Bihaću, dovoljno za buđenje (reported through EMSC)  
Bihac (Bosnia and Herzegovina, 68 km NW of epicenter) : Osjetio se u Bihaću, dovoljno da se probudiš (reported through EMSC)  
Preko (Croatia, 67 km W of epicenter) : No (reported through EMSC)  
Zadar (Croatia, 62 km W of epicenter) : 10-15 seconds of light shaking, woke me up, felt my bed moving (reported through EMSC)  
Zadar (Croatia, 61 km W of epicenter) : Not so strong (reported through EMSC)  
Sukosan (Croatia, 58 km W of epicenter) : It woke me up (reported through EMSC)  
Biograd na Moru (Croatia, 54 km SW of epicenter) : Probudio me...dobro se tresao ormar (reported through EMSC)  
Sibenik (Croatia, 53 km S of epicenter) : It wake me up. (reported through EMSC)  
Skradin (Croatia, 43 km S of epicenter) : Probudilo me. (reported through EMSC)  
Benkovac (Croatia, 36 km SW of epicenter) : Benkovac zatreslo i to dobro (reported through EMSC)  
Benkovac (Croatia, 36 km SW of epicenter) : Par sekundi besplatnog ljuljanja u krevetu, a bogme se pas uznemirio. (reported through EMSC)  
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