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Light mag. 3.4 earthquake - 23 km southwest of Sisak, Croatia, on Saturday, Oct 1, 2022 at 5:52 am (GMT +2) -

Light mag. 3.4 earthquake - 23 km southwest of Sisak, Croatia, on Saturday, Oct 1, 2022 at 5:52 am (GMT +2) Light mag. 3.4 earthquake - 23 km southwest of Sisak, Croatia, on Saturday, Oct 1, 2022 at 5:52 am (GMT +2)

Light magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 2 km depth

1 Oct 03:54 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 2 minutes.
1 Oct 03:56: Now using data updates from EMSC
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1 Oct 05:05: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 5.0 to 2.0 km (from 3.1 to 1.2 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 1.1 km (0.7 mi) towards S.
Update Sat, 1 Oct 2022, 04:09

Small tremor of magnitude 2.9 just reported 20 km southwest of Sisak, Croatia

2.9 quake 20 km southwest of Sisak, Croatia, Oct 1, 2022 5:52 am (GMT +2)
2.9 quake 20 km southwest of Sisak, Croatia, Oct 1, 2022 5:52 am (GMT +2)
A magnitude 2.9 earthquake near Sisak, Sisak-Moslavina, Croatia, was reported only 17 minutes ago by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), considered one of the key international agencies that monitor seismic activity worldwide. The earthquake occurred at a very shallow depth of 2 km beneath the epicenter early morning on Saturday, October 1st, 2022, at 5:52 am local time. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
A second report was later issued by Hungary's Seismological Observatory (Hungarian National Seismological Network), which listed it as a magnitude 3.8 earthquake. Other agencies reporting the same quake include the citizen-seismograph network of RaspberryShake at magnitude 3.7, and the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ) at magnitude 3.7.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should not have caused any significant damage, but was probably felt by many people as light vibration in the area of the epicenter.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Brnjeuška (pop. 13) located 1 km from the epicenter, and Glina (pop. 4,700) 7 km away.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Petrinja (pop. 15,700) located 13 km from the epicenter, Mošćenica (pop. 2,500) 17 km away, Sisak (pop. 35,700) 20 km away, Gvozd (pop. 1,100) 24 km away, and Budaševo (pop. 1,700) 24 km away. In Vrnograč (pop. 6,900, 28 km away), Podzvizd (pop. 6,700, 31 km away), and Zagreb (pop. 699,000, 53 km away), the quake was probably not felt.

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Earthquake details

Date & timeOct 1, 2022 03:52:13 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSaturday, Oct 1, 2022 at 5:52 am (GMT +2)
Depth2.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude45.36°N / 16.12°E (Town of Glina, Sisak-Moslavina, Croatia)
Antipode45.36°S / 163.88°W
Shaking intensityLight shaking
Felt15 reports
Primary data sourceEMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Nearby towns and cities4 km (3 mi) WNW of Brnjeuška (Sisačko-Moslavačka) (pop: 13) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
14 km (9 mi) ENE of Topusko (Sisačko-Moslavačka) (pop: 945) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
16 km (10 mi) WSW of Petrinja (pop: 15,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
20 km (12 mi) E of Gvozd (Sisačko-Moslavačka) (pop: 1,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
22 km (14 mi) SSW of Dužica (Sisačko-Moslavačka) (pop: 353) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
23 km (15 mi) WSW of Sisak (pop: 35,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
25 km (16 mi) NNE of Vrnograč (Federation of B&H, Bosnia & Herzegovina) (pop: 6,860) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
52 km (32 mi) SSE of Zagreb (City of Zagreb) (pop: 699,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 13.5°C (56 F), humidity: 97%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from SW
Estimated seismic energy released7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
3.710 km3.9 CROATIAGFZ
3.710 kmCroatia: NW Balkan RegionRaspberryShake
3.810 kmCroatiaKRZO
3.510 kmBosnia & Herzegovina: Bosnia And Herz. [Land]INGV


Seismic station: Arzberg, Steiermark, Austria (ARSA/OE network) | Distance from quake: 215 km / 134 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Arzberg, Steiermark, Austria: 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 (16)

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Zagreb (53.3 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Heard moving of objects, felt moving od the chair I was sitting one | 2 users found this interesting.  
Sisinec (10.2 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Nous dormions et cela nous a réveiller, on a été secoué dans notre lit mais cela n'a duré que quelques secondes.  
Zagreb (52.1 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s : It woke me up, I felt the bed swinging. | One user found this interesting.  
Zagreb / Weak shaking (MMI III) / vertical swinging (up and down) / very short : Probudila me trešnja | One user found this interesting.  
Varaždin (57.3 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single vertical bump / very short
ZAGREB (51.7 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
Velika Gorica (38.3 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s (reported through our app)
Zagreb, HR.21.3186885 (56.4 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
Zagreb / not felt (reported through our app)
Petrinja / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
Majski Trtnik / Weak shaking (MMI III) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 2-5 s
Zagreb / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Velika Gorica / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 1-2 s
Velika Gorica / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s
Glina / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Topusko / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s

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