A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Batinci in Macedonia on Sunday. Unique identifier: us10008sac. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008sac. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 21.4976 East, latitude 41.952 North, depth = 14.08 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/05/17 / 2017-05-14 02:08:29 / May 14, 2017 @ 2:08 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 14.08 km (9 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 03:08:29 / 3:08 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 85 km (53 miles) from Pristina (c. 550 000 pop), 7 km (5 miles) from Skopje (c. 474 900 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Prizren (c. 171 500 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Kumanovo (c. 76 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Prilep (c. 73 800 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Tetovo (c. 72 900 pop). Close country/countries, Macedonia (c. 2 062 000 pop), Kosovo (c. 1 800 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Llazicë, Glogovac, Kukës.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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 react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 3 km NNE of Batinci, Macedonia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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