A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Rostusa in North Macedonia. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:59:37 / 10:59 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 20.7004 East, latitude 41.6294 North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cdcg. Id of event: us7000cdcg. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/11/20 / 2020-11-11 10:59:37 / November 11, 2020 @ 10:59 am.
Country/countries that might be effected, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Macedonia (c. 2 062 000 pop), Kosovo (c. 1 800 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Skopje (c. 474 900 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Tirana (c. 374 800 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Prizren (c. 171 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Elbasan (c. 100 900 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Gjakovë (c. 94 200 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Bitola (c. 86 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gjakovë, Orahovac, Bitola (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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