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Minor earthquake 3 mag, 5 km SW of Lipljan, Kosovo

Earthquake location 42.4848S, 21.0793WA 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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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 21.0793° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 42.4848° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km SW of Lipljan, Kosovo Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-03-16 21:13:25 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-03-16 22:13:27 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 3.8 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 139 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 1.346 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.45 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 119 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 us60008gu7 Id of event.
Event Code 60008gu7 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60008gu7, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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