Tag: earthquake
Life 14.09.21 | 11:13

Earthquake felt in Vinica

An earthquake measuring 2.4 on the Richter scale was reported at 12:21 am with epicenter in the Delcevo-Berovo region, 100 kilometers east from Skopje, according to the Seismological Observatory within the Skopje-based Faculty of Natural Science and Mathematics. The earthquake was felt by the population...

World 15.08.21 | 11:10

At least 304 people have died in the powerful Haiti earthquake

At least 304 people have died in the powerful 7.2-magnitude earthquake that struck southern Haiti on Saturday morning, the country’s civil protection agency tweeted. More than 1,800 are injured, the agency said. Rescue teams and volunteers are working to pull people from the rubble of buildings, while...

Macedonia 19.07.21 | 10:16

Earthquake jolts Albania, felt in Skopje, Valandovo, Ohrid, Stip and Pehcevo

A 3.5 magnitude earthquake with an epicenter in Albania, 160km southwest of Skopje, was registered at 00:21h, said the Seismological Observatory within the Skopje-based Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics on Monday. The earthquake was also felt in Skopje, Valandovo, Ohrid, Stip and Pehcevo.    

Balkans 26.06.21 | 12:20

4.7 magnitude earthquake hits Montenegro

An earthquake measuring 4.7 on the Richter scale hit Montenegro at 1.18 am on Saturday and was felt across southern Dalmatia, the Croatian Seismological Service said in the morning. The epicenter of the tremor was 14 kilometers north of the coastal town of Herceg Novi, the Dubrovački Vjesnik newspaper...

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.