A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Arachinovo in Macedonia. Exact location, longitude 21.5402° East, latitude 42.0193° North, depth = 10.62 km. Global time and date of event 04/10/16 / 2016-10-04 10:52:15 / October 4, 2016 @ 10:52 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us10006v29. Unique identifier: us10006v29. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.62 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 12:52:15 / 12:52 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kosovo Polje, Pristina, (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 79 km (49 miles) from Pristina (c. 550 000 pop), 9 km (6 miles) from Skopje (c. 474 900 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Prizren (c. 171 500 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Kumanovo (c. 76 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Prilep (c. 73 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, Macedonia (c. 2 062 000 pop), Kosovo (c. 1 800 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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