A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Resen in Macedonia. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 10:39:09 / 10:39 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 20.9114° East, latitude 41.1036° North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us100095ur. Unique identifier: us100095ur. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/07/17 / 2017-07-02 09:39:09 / July 2, 2017 @ 9:39 am.
Epicenter of the event was 69 km (43 miles) from Elbasan (c. 100 900 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Bitola (c. 86 500 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Prilep (c. 73 800 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Korçë (c. 58 300 pop), 9 km (6 miles) from Ohrid (c. 54 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Gostivar (c. 51 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Macedonia (c. 2 062 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Berat, Bogovinje (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eleven 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 earthquakes 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 8 km W of Resen, Macedonia.
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