A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Ohrid in Macedonia. The temblor was picked up at 22:34:15 / 10:34 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 03/07/17 / 2017-07-03 21:34:15 / July 3, 2017 @ 9:34 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 20.8797° East, 41.1192° North. Unique identifier: us100098gr. Ids that are associated to the event: us100098gr.
Close country/countries, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Macedonia (c. 2 062 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Elbasan (c. 100 900 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Bitola (c. 86 500 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Prilep (c. 73 800 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Korçë (c. 58 300 pop), 7 km (4 miles) from Ohrid (c. 54 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cërrik, Gostivar, Dolna Banjica (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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