A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Kosel in Macedonia on Friday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/07/17 / 2017-07-07 22:04:12 / July 7, 2017 @ 10:04 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us10009804. Unique identifier: us10009804. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:04:12 / 11:04 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 20.9005° East, 41.1568° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Macedonia (c. 2 062 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Tirana (c. 374 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Elbasan (c. 100 900 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Bitola (c. 86 500 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Prilep (c. 73 800 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Korçë (c. 58 300 pop), 9 km (6 miles) from Ohrid (c. 54 900 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ersekë, , Tirana.
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 four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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