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Minor earthquake: M3.8 quake has struck near Rostusa in North Macedonia

Earthquake location 41.6294S, 20.7004WA 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 8 km ENE of Rostusa, North Macedonia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 20.7004° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.6294° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8 km ENE 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 10:59:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-11 11:33:46 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 222 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 1.337 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.71 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 36 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mwr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us7000cdcg Id of event.
Event Code 7000cdcg An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000cdcg, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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