A 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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