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Light earthquake 4.2 mag, 5 km ESE of Kosel, Macedonia

Earthquake location 41.1568S, 20.9005WA 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 5 km ESE of Kosel, Macedonia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 20.9005° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.1568° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km 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 2017-07-07 22:04:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-07 22:26:23 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 60 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 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 272 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 0.523 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.53 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 43 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 us10009804 Id of event.
Event Code 10009804 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10009804, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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