Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - Mavrovo and Rostuša, 13 km southwest of Gostivar, North Macedonia, on Wednesday, 27 Jan 2021 1:36 am (GMT +1) -

Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - Mavrovo and Rostuša, 13 km southwest of Gostivar, North Macedonia, on Wednesday, 27 Jan 2021 1:36 am (GMT +1)

Light magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 0 km depth

27 Jan 00:40 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 4 minutes.
27 Jan 00:44: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 2.0 to 1.0 km (from 1.2 to 0.6 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 8.4 km (5.2 mi) towards E.
27 Jan 00:55: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 1.0 to 2.0 km (from 0.6 to 1.2 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 1.1 km (0.7 mi) towards N.
27 Jan 00:59: Magnitude recalculated from 3.2 to 3.1. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 2.0 to 0.0 km (from 1.2 to 0 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 7.8 km (4.8 mi) towards WSW.
Date & time: 27 Jan 2021 00:36:48 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, 27 Jan 2021 1:36 am (GMT +1)
Magnitude: 3.1
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 41.72°N / 20.79°E (Mavrovo and Rostuša, North Macedonia)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) NE of Mavrovi Anovi (pop: 914) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) SW of Gostivar (pop: 51,000) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) SSW of Vrapčište (Vrapchishte) (pop: 8,650) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) SSW of Negotino (Vrapchishte) (pop: 17,500) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) NE of Rostusa (Rostushe) (pop: 9,150) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) SSW of Bogovinje (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) NNW of Kicevo (Kichevo) (pop: 31,100) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) SSW of Kamenjane (Bogovinje) (pop: 15,400) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) WSW of Skopje (Grad Skopje) (pop: 474,900) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) NNW of Bitola (pop: 86,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky -12.6°C (9 F), humidity: 92%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from NNW
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
3.1kmREPUBLIC OF NORTH MACEDONIAEMSC
3.230 kmSerbia, MacedoniaNIEP
3.210 kmGostivar / Mazedonien, MacedoniaZAMG

User reports for this quake (4)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Mavrovo (8.3 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 1-2 s
Mavrovo / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 1-2 s
11.3 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
8700 / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating
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