A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Lipljan in Kosovo. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:13:25 / 10:13 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 21.0793° East, 42.4848° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us60008gu7. Unique identifier: us60008gu7. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/03/20 / 2020-03-16 21:13:25 / March 16, 2020 @ 9:13 pm.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gostivar, . Earthquake epicenter was 22 km (14 miles) from Pristina (c. 550 000 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Skopje (c. 474 900 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Prizren (c. 171 500 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Mitrovicë (c. 107 000 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Gjakovë (c. 94 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Macedonia (c. 2 062 000 pop), Kosovo (c. 1 800 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 5 km SW of Lipljan, Kosovo. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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