A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Kosel in Macedonia on Monday. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:03:24 / 7:03 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us100096h0. Unique identifier: us100096h0. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 20.8727 East, latitude 41.1321 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/07/17 / 2017-07-03 18:03:24 / July 3, 2017 @ 6:03 pm.
The epicenter was 91 km (56 miles) from Tirana (c. 374 800 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Elbasan (c. 100 900 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Bitola (c. 86 500 pop), 62 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). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Brvenica, Berat, Tirana (min 5000 pop). 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 eight, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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