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Minor earthquake: M2.9 quake has struck near Ohrid in Macedonia



Earthquake location 41.1192S, 20.8797WA 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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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 6 km E of Ohrid, Macedonia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 20.8797° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.1192° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km E of Ohrid, Macedonia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-07-03 21:34:15 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-10 03:23:51 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 2.2 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 130 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 0.5 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.47 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 143 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us100098gr Id of event.
Event Code 100098gr An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100098gr, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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