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Weak mag. 2.1 earthquake - 19 km west of Gostivar, North Macedonia, on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at 4:09 am (GMT +2) -

Weak mag. 2.1 earthquake - 19 km west of Gostivar, North Macedonia, on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at 4:09 am (GMT +2) Weak mag. 2.1 earthquake - 19 km west of Gostivar, North Macedonia, on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at 4:09 am (GMT +2)

Weak magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 10 km depth

18 May 02:12 UTC: First to report: RaspberryShake after 3 minutes.
18 May 02:16: Magnitude recalculated from 2.3 to 2.1.

Earthquake details

Date & timeMay 18, 2022 02:09:08 UTC -
Local time at epicenterWednesday, May 18, 2022 at 4:09 am (GMT +2)
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude41.79362°N / 20.68447°E (Gostivar, North Macedonia)
Antipode41.794°S / 159.316°W
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceRaspberryShake (RaspberryShake)
Nearby towns and cities11 km (7 mi) NE of Grekanje (Mavrovo and Rostuša) (pop: 20) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
17 km (11 mi) WSW of Vrapčište (Vrapchishte) (pop: 8,650) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
19 km (12 mi) W of Gostivar (pop: 51,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
22 km (13 mi) NNE of Rostusa (Rostushe, Mavrovo and Rostuša) (pop: 9,150) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
24 km (15 mi) SW of Bogovinje (pop: 15,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
24 km (15 mi) ENE of Episkopi (Rrethi i Dibrës, Dibër, Albania) (pop: 14,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
34 km (21 mi) SW of Tetovo (pop: 72,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
66 km (41 mi) WSW of Skopje (Grad Skopje) (pop: 474,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeBroken Clouds 7°C (45 F), humidity: 76%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from NNW
Estimated seismic energy released8.9 x 107 joules (24.8 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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2.110 kmNorth Macedonia: AlbaniaRaspberryShake

User reports for this quake

At magnitude 2.1, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people except under very favorable conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
There are no user reports for this quake.
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