A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Kosel in Macedonia. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000988e. Id of event: us1000988e. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 20.8729° East, latitude 41.1401° North, depth = 4.87 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/07/17 / 2017-07-08 19:31:34 / July 8, 2017 @ 7:31 pm. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:31:34 / 8:31 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 4.87 km (3 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 91 km (56 miles) from Tirana (c. 374 800 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Elbasan (c. 100 900 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Bitola (c. 86 500 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Prilep (c. 73 800 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Korçë (c. 58 300 pop), 6 km (4 miles) from Ohrid (c. 54 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Macedonia (c. 2 062 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Berat, Ersekë, Tirana.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 4 km SE of Kosel, Macedonia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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