A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, Macedonia kilometers (0 miles) from Macedonia. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 11.82 km (7 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:16:37 / 5:16 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 21.0838° East, 41.2223° North, depth 11.82 km. Event id: us10005j57. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10005j57. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/05/16 / 2016-05-21 17:16:37 / May 21, 2016 @ 5:16 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Čair, , Šipkovica. Epicenter of the event was 91 km (56 miles) from Skopje (c. 474 900 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Elbasan (c. 100 900 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Bitola (c. 86 500 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Prilep (c. 73 800 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Tetovo (c. 72 900 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Čair (c. 64 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Macedonia (c. 2 062 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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