Weak mag. 3.1 earthquake - Vrapchishte, 12 km northwest of Gostivar, North Macedonia, on Wednesday, 27 Jan 2021 2:36 am (GMT +2) -

Weak mag. 3.1 earthquake - Vrapchishte, 12 km northwest of Gostivar, North Macedonia, on Wednesday, 27 Jan 2021 2:36 am (GMT +2)

Weak magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 35 km depth

27 Jan 00:42 UTC: First to report: NOA after 5 minutes.
27 Jan 00:43: Magnitude recalculated from 2.7 to 2.8.
27 Jan 00:55: Magnitude recalculated from 2.8 to 3.1. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 5.0 to 35.0 km (from 3.1 to 22 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 167 km (104 mi) towards NNW.
Date & time: 27 Jan 2021 00:36:50 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, 27 Jan 2021 2:36 am (GMT +2)
Magnitude: 3.1
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 41.8689°N / 20.7971°E (Vrapchishte, North Macedonia)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (5 mi) W of Negotino (pop: 17,500) --> See nearby quakes!
8 km (5 mi) WNW of Vrapčište (Vrapchishte) (pop: 8,650) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) WSW of Bogovinje (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (8 mi) NW of Gostivar (pop: 51,000) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) SW of Kamenjane (Bogovinje) (pop: 15,400) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) SW of Brvenica (pop: 16,300) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) SW of Tetovo (pop: 72,900) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) WSW of Zelino (Zhelino) (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) WSW of Skopje (Grad Skopje) (pop: 474,900) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (51 mi) WSW of Kumanovo (pop: 76,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds -0.5°C (31 F), humidity: 59%, wind: 9 m/s (17 kts) from N
Primary data source: NOA (National Observatory of Athens)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) More info
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3.135 km12 Km SSE From Kastoria, GreeceNOA

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21.5 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Eisenerz / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake : 1h47min das Bett wackelte für 3 Sekunden  
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