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Light earthquake, 4.8 mag was detected near Kosel in Macedonia



Earthquake location 41.1518S, 20.925WA light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Kosel in Macedonia. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100096cv. Id of event: us100096cv. The temblor was picked up at 12:18:20 / 12:18 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/07/17 / 2017-07-03 11:18:20 / July 3, 2017 @ 11:18 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 20.925° East, 41.1518° North.

Earthquake epicenter was 95 km (59 miles) from Tirana (c. 374 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Elbasan (c. 100 900 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Bitola (c. 86 500 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Prilep (c. 73 800 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Tetovo (c. 72 900 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Korçë (c. 58 300 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Kisela Voda (c. 58 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kisela Voda, Kamëz (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Macedonia (c. 2 062 000 pop).

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

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 7 km ESE of Kosel, Macedonia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 20.925° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.1518° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km ESE of Kosel, Macedonia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-07-03 11:18:20 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-03 11:46:10 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 60 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 8 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.1 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 358 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 0.507 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.82 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 40 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 us100096cv Id of event.
Event Code 100096cv An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100096cv, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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