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Minor mag. 2.0 earthquake - 8 km N of Zagreb, Croatia on Tuesday, 15 September 2020

Minor mag. 2.0 earthquake  - 8 km N of Zagreb, Croatia on Tuesday, 15 September 2020
15 Sep 19:18 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 5 minutes.
15 Sep 19:30: Magnitude recalculated from 1.9 to 2.0. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 4.0 to 5.0 km (from 2.5 to 3.1 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 1.5 km (1 mi) towards E.
Date & time: Tuesday, 15 September 2020 19:13 UTC
Magnitude: 2.0
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 45.89°N / 15.98°E (Croatia)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) N of Zagreb (pop: 699,000)
12 km (7 mi) NE of Stenjevec (pop: 41,300)
12 km (8 mi) NW of Sesvete (pop: 52,400)
14 km (9 mi) NE of Zaprešić (pop: 19,700)
115 km (72 mi) E of Ljubljana (pop: 272,200)
137 km (85 mi) SE of Graz (pop: 222,300)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 107 joules (17.5 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 15 Sep 19:13 UTCM 2.0 / 5 km8 km N of Zagreb, CroatiaEMSC
Tue, 15 Sep 19:13 UTCM 2.3 / 10 km CroatiaKRZO

User reports for this quake

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Osor, Cres Island, Croatia (181.5 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / very short
8.5 km S of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / very short
Zagreb / not felt : Zagreb
Zagreb / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / very short : It felt and sounded like the tram passing by, nothing too noticeable.
zagreb, lašćinska cesta / not felt : we did not feel it this time.
Zagreb / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s
Zagreb / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
zgb Salata / not felt : like coma again

Significant earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900

Minor mag. 2.0 earthquake - 8 km N of Zagreb, Croatia on Tuesday, 15 September 2020
    Hint: Click on Date/Time to show latest first
  • Date / time UTC
    | Mag |
    Depth
    |
    Age
    |
    Distance
    | Details
  • 10 Nov 1940 01:39
    | 7.8 |
    90km / 56mi
    |
    80 years ago
    |
    820km / 510mi
    | Romania
  • 04 Mar 1977 19:21
    | 7.5 |
    94km / 58mi
    |
    44 years ago
    |
    835km / 519mi
    | Romania
  • 08 Nov 1905 22:06
    | 7.4 |
    15km / 9.3mi
    |
    115 years ago
    |
    998km / 620mi
    | Aegean Sea (Greece)
  • 30 Aug 1986 21:28
    | 7.2 |
    132km / 82mi
    |
    34 years ago
    |
    803km / 499mi
    | Vrancea Earthquake, Central Romania
  • 08 Sep 1905 01:43
    | 7.2 |
    15km / 9.3mi
    |
    115 years ago
    |
    807km / 501mi
    | Sicily, Italy
  • 18 Apr 1928 19:22
    | 7.1 |
    15km / 9.3mi
    |
    93 years ago
    |
    827km / 514mi
    | Bulgaria
  • 14 Apr 1928 09:00
    | 7.1 |
    10km / 6.2mi
    |
    93 years ago
    |
    872km / 542mi
    | Bulgaria
  • 30 May 1990 10:40
    | 7.0 |
    89km / 55mi
    |
    30 years ago
    |
    827km / 514mi
    | Romania
  • 17 Jan 1983 12:41
    | 7.0 |
    14.3km / 8.9mi
    |
    38 years ago
    |
    942km / 585mi
    | Greece
  • 28 Dec 1908 04:20
    | 7.0 |
    15km / 9.3mi
    |
    112 years ago
    |
    879km / 546mi
    | Sicily, Italy
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