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Weak mag. 2.3 earthquake - Ferizaj, Serbia, 9.1 km southwest of Vitina, Komuna e Vitisë, Gjilan, Kosovo, on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at 1:26 am (GMT +2) -

Weak mag. 2.3 earthquake - Ferizaj, Serbia, 9.1 km southwest of Vitina, Komuna e Vitisë, Gjilan, Kosovo, on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at 1:26 am (GMT +2) Weak mag. 2.3 earthquake - Ferizaj, Serbia, 9.1 km southwest of Vitina, Komuna e Vitisë, Gjilan, Kosovo, on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at 1:26 am (GMT +2)

Weak magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 9 km depth

17 May 23:32 UTC: First to report: RaspberryShake after 6 minutes.
18 May 00:32: Magnitude recalculated from 2.2 to 2.3. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 8.8 km (from 6.2 to 5.5 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 5.3 km (3.3 mi) towards SE.
18 May 00:40: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 8.8 to 8.9 km (from 5.5 to 5.5 mi).

Earthquake details

Date & timeMay 17, 2022 23:26:32 UTC -
Local time at epicenterWednesday, May 18, 2022 at 1:26 am (GMT +2)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude2.3
Depth8.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude42.2525°N / 21.2981°E (Komuna e Kaçanikut, Ferizaj, Serbia)
Antipode42.253°S / 158.702°W
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt2 reports
Primary data sourceRaspberryShake (RaspberryShake)
Nearby towns and cities9 km (6 mi) SSW of Vitina (Gjilan, Kosovo) (pop: 47,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
18 km (11 mi) SE of Ferizaj (Kosovo) (pop: 59,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
25 km (15 mi) NE of Jegunovce (North Macedonia) (pop: 7,310) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
26 km (16 mi) WNW of Lipkovo (North Macedonia) (pop: 28,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
27 km (17 mi) SSW of Gjilan (Kosovo) (pop: 51,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
28 km (17 mi) NE of Tearce (North Macedonia) (pop: 23,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
31 km (19 mi) NNW of Skopje (Grad Skopje, North Macedonia) (pop: 474,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
39 km (24 mi) WSW of Sumulice (Central Serbia) (pop: 2,850) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
48 km (30 mi) SSE of Prishtina (Pristina, Kosovo) (pop: 550,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
60 km (37 mi) SW of Vranje (Central Serbia) (pop: 56,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
292 km (181 mi) SSE of Beograd (Central Serbia) (pop: 1,273,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeBroken Clouds 14.7°C (58 F), humidity: 97%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from NNW
Estimated seismic energy released1.8 x 108 joules (49.4 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
2.38.9 kmSerbia: NW Balkan RegionRaspberryShake
2.32 kmKOSOVO-SERBIA-N MAC. BORDER REG.EMSC
2.38.9 kmSerbia: 3 Km NE of Kačanik, KosovoUSGS

User reports for this quake (3)

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Skopje (33.2 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Laying on bed  
Kaqanik / not felt / horizontal (sideways) swinging
North Macedonia (29.1 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / vertical swinging (up and down) / very short
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