A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Rostusa in North Macedonia. Unique identifier: us7000cddw. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000cddw. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 20.6539 East, latitude 41.6846 North, depth = 10.95 km. Global time and date of event 11/11/20 / 2020-11-11 14:25:14 / November 11, 2020 @ 2:25 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 14:25:14 / 2:25 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.95 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquake epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Skopje (c. 474 900 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Tirana (c. 374 800 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Prizren (c. 171 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Elbasan (c. 100 900 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Gjakovë (c. 94 200 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Bitola (c. 86 500 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Kumanovo (c. 76 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Partesh, Glanica, Isniq. Country/countries that might be effected, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Macedonia (c. 2 062 000 pop), Kosovo (c. 1 800 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 9 km NNE of Rostusa, North Macedonia.
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