An earthquake measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale was reported at 12:43 am 760 kilometers south from Skopje, according to the Seismological Observatory within the Skopje-based Faculty of Natural Science and Mathematics.

The earthquake, with an epicenter in the Mediterranean Sea, measured 2-3 magnitudes according to European Macroseismic Scale, the Seismological Observatory said on Thursday.