Tag: earthquake
Balkans 04.03.21 | 20:32

Another quake hits Larisa, is felt across the region

Another strong earthquake struck Greece and was felt in Macedonia an hour ago. Just like in Wednesday, the epicenter of the quake was again near Larisa, and it is measured at 5.5 degrees. It was felt across Macedonia, especially in higher buildings which are often designed to sway with the earthquake...

Balkans 03.03.21 | 11:51

Earthquake hits Greece, is felt in Macedonia and across the region

An earthquake centered in Greece was felt in Macedonia this morning. Initial reports are that its epicenter was near Larisa in Greece. There are no reports of any damages or injuries yet. In Macedonia, its main effect reported so far was in the higher buildings, which shook and swayed as the wave passed.

Macedonia 27.01.21 | 09:50

Earthquake felt in Mavrovo

A moderately strong earthquake, measured at 3.6 on the EMC, was registered in the Mavrovo region in the west of Macedonia early this morning. A series of lesser quakes could be felt overnight and the strongest earthquake came this morning.

Balkans 07.01.21 | 11:02

New magnitude 5.0 quake in Croatia damages some buildings, evacuation of Petrinja’s center possible

Wednesday’s evening tremor measuring 5.0 on the Richter scale caused additional damage on buildings in Petrinja, and later in the night the police banned people from entering the center of the town. The spokesman for the task force dealing with the aftermath of the Dec. 29 earthquake, Mladen Pavic,...

Balkans 04.01.21 | 10:37

New, 4.2 magnitude earthquake rocks Petrinja area

A new earthquake rocked the area of Petrinja at 7.49 a.m. Monday, measuring 4.2 on the Richter scale, Ines Ivancic of the Croatian Seismological Survey told Croatian Radio. Earlier today, at 4.20 a.m., seismographs of the Croatian Seismological Survey registered a 3.5 earthquake two kilometers northeast...

Balkans 30.12.20 | 18:04

January 2 declared day of mourning in Croatia

Croatia’s Education Minister Radovan Fuchs said on Wednesday that Tuesday’s deadly quake in Sisak-Moslavina County had destroyed five schools, damaged nine that would need serious repairs before they could reopen, and left 13 schools standing. “Five school buildings are out of use. Nine could be...

Macedonia 30.12.20 | 14:45

City of Skopje approves 50,000 EUR in aid for Petrinja and Zagreb

The Council of the City of Skopje approved aid of 3 million denars (50,000 EUR) to the cities of Petrinja and Zagreb in Croatia, after the disastrous earthquake that hit the region yesterday. At least seven people, including one little girl, were killed in the earthquake, and hundreds are left homeless. Skopje...

Balkans 29.12.20 | 18:45

Number of casualties in Croatia earthquake rises

The number of people killed in Tuesday’s devastating 6.2 magnitude earthquake that struck Petrinja has climbed to five, a number of people have been injured and significant damage has been caused. Four people have been killed in Majske Poljane near the town of Glina, Glina Deputy Mayor Branka Mitic...

Macedonia 29.12.20 | 18:13

Mickoski sends condolences to victims in devastating earthquake in Croatia

Hristijan Mickoski, the leader of VMRO DPMNE sent his condolences to the Croatian Ambassador to Macedonia, Nives Tiganj, and to the Croatian people and the victims of the earthquake that hit Croatia today. I was deeply sad to hear the terrible news of the catastrophe caused by the powerful earthquake...

Balkans 29.12.20 | 13:31

Strong earthquake hits Croatia

A powerful earthquake hit Croatia earlier today. There are reports of significant damage being caused and at least one fatality – a child that was reportedly killed. The quake is estimated at 6.3 on the Richter scale. It was felt across the region, as far as Italy and Hungary, and the epicenter...

Macedonia 02.12.20 | 19:01

3.5 magnitude earthquake felt in Skopje

An earthquake measuring 3.5 on the Richter scale was reported at 2:09 pm on Wednesday in Skopje, the Seismological Observatory within the Faculty of Natural Science and Mathematics said in a press release. According to the data available to the Seismological Observatory, the earthquake was most strongly...

Macedonia 02.12.20 | 14:46

Earthquake felt near Skopje

An earthquake was registered in the area of Skopje half an hour ago. According to initial reports, it measured 3.4 degrees on Richter scale and was centered near the Macedonian border with Kosovo.

Macedonia 11.11.20 | 18:44

Homes damaged in Galicnik from the afternoon earthquake

People from the village of Galicnik, in the mountainous far west of Macedonia, are reporting damage to their homes and villas from the earthquake that struck this afternoon. The quake measured 4.9 degrees and was centered in the area, but was felt across Macedonia and Albania. It was the second major...

Macedonia 11.11.20 | 16:47

Another earthquake shakes Macedonia

A new earthquake was felt across Macedonia today, after a strong shake jolted many from their sleep overnight. It is still being determined what was the strength of the latest quake. The initial, overnight quake was quickly followed by three siginficant and 30 lesser earthquakes.

Macedonia 11.11.20 | 14:39

New earthquake felt near Mavrovo

New 4.4 magnitude earthquake has been recorded near Mavorovo following the earthquake of magnitude 5 that was felt all over the country early in the morning. The earthquake occurred at 4:54 am local time at a depth of 8.5 km and the epicenter was in the area between Tetovo and Gostivar, 50 km southwest...

Macedonia 11.11.20 | 09:15

Magnitude 5 earthquake felt in Macedonia

An earthquake measuring 5 on the Richter scale was reported at 4:54 am on Wednesday in the Tetovo-Gostivar region, 50 kilometers southwest from Skopje. The epicenter was in the village of Leunovo, near Mavrovo, at a depth of 8.5 km.  

Macedonia 30.10.20 | 21:55

Mickoski expresses condolences to the victims of the earthquake in Turkey

VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski expressed his condolences to the families of the citizens of Turkey who were killed in the major earthquake earlier today. At least 17 people were killed and hundreds are injured in Izmir and its surroundings in Turkey, and two deaths were also reported from near-by...

World 30.10.20 | 15:20

Powerful earthquake off Turkey and Greece strikes in the Aegean Sea

At least four people have been killed in western Turkey after a powerful 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit the Aegean Sea on Friday afternoon, sending buildings crashing down in coastal areas, CNN reported. Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin Koca announced the death toll on Twitter, as people in and around...

Macedonia 26.07.20 | 12:31

Pendarovski: Every July 26, we remember the earthquake that claimed over 1,000 lives

We need solidarity and unity to overcome challenges our society will face, President Stevo Pendarovski wrote Sunday in a Facebook post, recalling on disastrous earthquake that struck Skopje on July 26, 1963. Every 26 July, we remember the terrible morning in 1963 when the strong earthquake claimed more...

Life 21.05.20 | 11:35

Earthquake felt in Skopje

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...