A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Vrutok in North Macedonia. The temblor was reported at 03:54:15 / 3:54 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/11/20 / 2020-11-11 03:54:15 / November 11, 2020 @ 3:54 am. Event id: us7000cd8k. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cd8k. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 20.7954 East, latitude 41.6953 North, depth = 8.49 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 8.49 km (5 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Klina, Glogovac, Isniq (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Macedonia (c. 2 062 000 pop), Kosovo (c. 1 800 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 62 km (39 miles) from Skopje (c. 474 900 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Tirana (c. 374 800 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Prizren (c. 171 500 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Elbasan (c. 100 900 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Gjakovë (c. 94 200 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Bitola (c. 86 500 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Kumanovo (c. 76 300 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1320 moderate 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 8 km SSW of Vrutok, North Macedonia.
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