A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Ohrid in Macedonia on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 20.8363 East, latitude 41.1405 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:05:16 / 11:05 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/07/17 / 2017-07-04 22:05:16 / July 4, 2017 @ 10:05 pm. Id of earthquake: us100096s4. Event ids that are associated: us100096s4.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Peqin, Ersekë, Kamenjane (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 88 km (54 miles) from Tirana (c. 374 800 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Elbasan (c. 100 900 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Bitola (c. 86 500 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Prilep (c. 73 800 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Korçë (c. 58 300 pop), 4 km (2 miles) from Ohrid (c. 54 900 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Macedonia (c. 2 062 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 3 km NE of Ohrid, Macedonia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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