A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Kosel in Macedonia on Tuesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009npq. Id of event: us20009npq. Global time and date of event 20/06/17 / 2017-06-20 13:10:35 / June 20, 2017 @ 1:10 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 20.8854° East, 41.1632° North, depth 10 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:10:35 / 2:10 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Çorovodë, Kuçovë. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Macedonia (c. 2 062 000 pop). Event epicenter was 91 km (57 miles) from Tirana (c. 374 800 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Elbasan (c. 100 900 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Bitola (c. 86 500 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Prilep (c. 73 800 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Korçë (c. 58 300 pop), 9 km (5 miles) from Ohrid (c. 54 900 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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