Tag: earthquake
Balkans 21.11.22 | 11:08

5.5 Magnitude earthquake rattles Crete, no damages reported

A strong earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale hit northeast of Crete in the early hours of Monday the National Observatory of Athens (NOA) announced, reports the Greek Reporter. The epicenter of the quake was in the sea area between Crete and the islands of Kasos and Karpathos. No damages have...

Macedonia 26.07.22 | 09:50

Skopje remembers victims 59 years after devastating earthquake

Skopje marks Tuesday 59 years since the devastating earthquake, which leveled much of the city on this day in 1963, killing over 1,000 people and leaving 3,000 injured. Traditionally, official delegations, representatives of institutions and citizens will lay flowers in front of the monument dedicated...

Macedonia 25.04.22 | 21:24

4.2-magnitude earthquake felt in eastern Macedonia

A new earthquake was felt this afternoon in the eastern part of the country, seismologists said. According to the data available to the seismologic observatory, the earthquake measuring 4.2 on the Richter scale was felt by the population in Delcevo, Berovo, Pehcevo and the surrounding area. A series...

Macedonia 14.01.22 | 10:26

Another aftershock hits Bitola

A new aftershock struck the area of Bitola this morning. The earthquake hit around 3:40 and measured 2.8 degrees on the Richter scale. It comes five days after an earthquake measuring 5.6 degrees hit the region, causing panic among the citizens.

Macedonia 12.01.22 | 17:34

Government to provide financial assistance to Bitola citizens affected by the earthquake

Deputy PM Ljupco Nikolovski and Ministers Goran Milevski, Blagoj Bocvarski and Yeton Shaqiri paid Wednesday a visit to Bitola municipality, pledging support after the earthquake that affected the city a couple of days ago. Nikolovski said that the Government at yesterday’s session adopted several...

Macedonia 11.01.22 | 22:22

A series of new quakes felt in Bitola and Florina, the strongest had 4.5-magnitude

A series of earthquakes were registered tonight in the epicenter area between Bitola and Florina, of which the strongest had 4.5 magnitude. According to the Seismological Observatory at the Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics in Skopje, the epicenters of all the tremors were  registered in the...

Macedonia 10.01.22 | 10:16

VIDEO: Scenes from Bitola after the earthquake

Bitola is the worst affected after the earthquake that struck Macedonia and Greece yesterday evening. There are no casualties reported and relatively minor damage to mostly older buildings, but the loud earthquake did scare the citizens. Local media outlets are sharing videos of the aftermath, showing...

Macedonia 10.01.22 | 08:55

Strong earthquake rattles the region of Bitola, no casualties reported

A brief but powerful earthquake hit the area of Bitola yesterday evening, and panicked citizens. There is little damage reported – several old and disused houses collapsed and many are reporting cracks appearing in their walls, and there are no casualties. The quake hit at 22:43 and measured 5.6...

News 13.12.21 | 10:06

Moderately strong earthquake felt in the southern parts of Macedonia

An earthquake that measured 3.1 on the Richter scale was felt in the southern parts of Macedonia. Its epicenter was close to the border with Greece, the Skopje seismological center said. It hit in the early morning hours, at 6:48.

Balkans 29.10.21 | 10:03

4.5 magnitude earthquake rocks Albania, was also felt in Macedonia

Two stronger earthquakes rocked Albania this morning, and the second was also felt in parts of Macedonia. The second quake hit Albanian at 8:10 a.m., just 17km northeast of Centar Zupa, Macedonia. The quake, according to the EMSC, measured magnitude 4.5 at a depth of 10 km, according to initial information. Five...

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...