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Slovenia earthquake 2013


M 4.1 light earthquake shakes Slovenia today, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake's epicenter was located just 5 km WSW of Zuzemberk. It was 6.2 miles deep.

Following Slovenian Environment Agency, Slovenia lies on the seismically active southern boundary of the Eurasian tectonic plate on the north-western boundary of the Mediterranean-Himalayan seismic belt.

The 1895 Ljubljana earthquake with magnitude 6.1 was the most destructive earthquake in the area.

20:04 UTC (local time 2013-06-16 22:04 @ epicenter)

Epicenter Location
5 km (3mi) WSW of Zuzemberk, Slovenia
23 km (14mi) W of Novo Mesto, Slovenia
38 km (24mi) SE of Ljubljana, Slovenia
40 km (25mi) SSW of Trbovlje, Slovenia
41 km (25mi) SSE of Domzale, Slovenia

Original post: Natural Disasters List June 16, 2013