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Event status: highly uncertain [?]

Reported quake or seismic-like event: 2.1 km southeast of Zenica, Federation of B&H, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Wednesday, Dec 8, 2021 03:56 am (GMT +1)

Reported quake or seismic-like event: 2.1 km southeast of Zenica, Federation of B&H, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Wednesday, Dec 8, 2021 03:56 am (GMT +1) Reported quake or seismic-like event: 2.1 km southeast of Zenica, Federation of B&H, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Wednesday, Dec 8, 2021 03:56 am (GMT +1)
8 Dec 03:02 UTC: First to report: VolcanoDiscovery after 6 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeDec 8, 2021 02:56:28 UTC
Local time at epicenterWednesday, Dec 8, 2021 03:56 am (GMT +1)
Statushighly uncertain
Magnitudeunknown (2.8?)
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude44.1931°N / 17.9278°E Federation of B&H, Bosnia & Herzegovina
Antipode44.1931°S / 162.072°W
Shaking intensityWeak shaking
Felt4 reports
Primary data sourceVolcanoDiscovery (User-reported shaking)
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeBroken Clouds -5.8°C (22 F), humidity: 97%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from SW
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Nearby places

Distance Place Max. shaking intensity(*) Region Country
2 km (1 mi)
WNW of epicenter
(pop: 164,400)
Federation of B&H
12 km (7 mi)
WSW of epicenter
(pop: 8,140)
Very weak
Federation of B&H
14 km (9 mi)
S of epicenter
(pop: 5,040)
Very weak
Federation of B&H
17 km (11 mi)
ESE of epicenter
(pop: 12,400)
Very weak
Zenica-Doboj Canton, Federation of B&H
21 km (13 mi)
W of epicenter
(pop: 31,100)
Very weak
Federation of B&H
22 km (13 mi)
W of epicenter
Novi Travnik
(pop: 10,000)
Very weak
Federation of B&H
30 km (19 mi)
SE of epicenter
(pop: 17,900)
Very weak
Federation of B&H
41 km (25 mi)
WSW of epicenter
(pop: 41,400)
Not felt
Central Bosnia Canton, Federation of B&H
51 km (32 mi)
SE of epicenter
(pop: 696,700)
Not felt
Federation of B&H
87 km (54 mi)
NW of epicenter
Banja Luka
(pop: 221,100)
Not felt
Bosnia Serb Republic
(*) Shaking intensity according to the Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale (MMI) and estimated using seismic models.

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Mag Depth Time GMT Epicenter Agency
2.8 10 km (6.2 mi) (*) 2021-12-8 02:56:28 Near Zenica, Federation of B&H, Bosnia & Herzegovina VolcanoDiscovery (User-reported shaking)
(*) A depth given as 10 km often means that the the depth of the quake could not determined with sufficient accuracy.


Seismic station: Divcibare, Serbia (DIVS/MN network) | Distance from quake: 165 km / 103 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Divcibare, Serbia: 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. Bandpass filter applied: 0.5-10.0 Hz. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User-reports for this quake (4)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
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Zenica (0.8 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Zenica, Federation of B&H (2.1 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / very short : Uncomfortable  
Zenica, Federation of B&H (1.3 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Sleeping  
Zenica (0.5 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)

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