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Light earthquake 4.9 mag, 9 km NNE of Rostusa, North Macedonia

Earthquake location 41.6846S, 20.6539WA 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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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 20.6539° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.6846° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.95 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9 km NNE of Rostusa, North Macedonia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-11-11 14:25:14 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-11 21:45:00 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 15 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.1 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 376 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 1.277 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.89 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 19 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us7000cddw Id of event.
Event Code 7000cddw An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000cddw, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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