A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Rostusa in North Macedonia on Friday. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/03/21 / 2021-03-12 21:28:43 / March 12, 2021 @ 9:28 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:28:43 / 9:28 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000diy7. Unique identifier: us7000diy7. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 20.6928 East, latitude 41.649 North, depth = 10 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Macedonia (c. 2 062 000 pop), Kosovo (c. 1 800 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 72 km (45 miles) from Skopje (c. 474 900 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Tirana (c. 374 800 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Prizren (c. 171 500 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Elbasan (c. 100 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Gjakovë (c. 94 200 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Bitola (c. 86 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Novaci, Mališevo, .
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 8 km ENE of Rostusa, North Macedonia.
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