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Light earthquake: M4 quake has struck near Arachinovo in Macedonia

Earthquake location 42.0452S, 21.5408WA light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Arachinovo in Macedonia. Global time and date of event 11/09/16 / 2016-09-11 04:58:00 / September 11, 2016 @ 4:58 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 21.5408° East, latitude 42.0452° North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:58:00 / 6:58 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us10006ns9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006ns9.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Makedonska Kamenica, Llazicë. Epicenter of the event was 76 km (47 miles) from Pristina (c. 550 000 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Skopje (c. 474 900 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Prizren (c. 171 500 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Kumanovo (c. 76 300 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Prilep (c. 73 800 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Tetovo (c. 72 900 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Macedonia (c. 2 062 000 pop), Kosovo (c. 1 800 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 2 km NW of Arachinovo, Macedonia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 21.5408° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 42.0452° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km NW of Arachinovo, Macedonia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-09-11 04:58:00 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-11 05:22:14 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 7 The total number of felt reports
CDI 5 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 250 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.38 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.97 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 70 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us10006ns9 Id of event.
Event Code 10006ns9 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10006ns9, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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