Important historic earthquakes in Macedonia

The list of the 50 most recent earthquakes in this country can be found at the bottom of this page.

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Label info : M = magnitude, D = depth (km), Time = UTC time

SRC Location UTC Date/time M D INFO
EMSC Fyr Of Macedonia Oct 19 08:27 3.2 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Fyr Of Macedonia Oct 09 07:54 3.2 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Fyr Of Macedonia Oct 04 12:53 3.7 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Fyr Of Macedonia Jul 24 22:39 3.4 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • ohrid city - Estamos de vacaciones y ya dormidas. Nos desperto el temblor que duro unos 2 segundos y al cabo de nada hubo otro de menor.
  • Ohrid - Was echt maar een paar seconden dat ik het voelde trillen
  • USGS Kosel, Macedonia Jul 12 22:19 4.2 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Fyr Of Macedonia Jul 12 22:19 3.8 6 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Ohrid - Very weak shaking
  • USGS Kosel, Macedonia Jul 08 20:53 4.0 10 MAP I Felt It
  • Ohrid - About 3 seconds shaking at around midnight. Followed by about 5 more earthquakes through the night.
  • Ohrid - 4 seconden balkon hotel in Ohrid rond 8.30 uur
  • OHRID - RAAR GELUID OF ER EEN TRANSPORT GOEDERENWAGONTREIN VOORBIJ DENDERDE AARDE GING 2 SECONDE HEEN EN WEER MENSEN SPRONGEN VEELAL IN PANIEK NAAR HET MIDDEN VAN DE WEG
  • struga - Weak shaking
  • Ohrid - Was een paar seconden meestal nachts.datum tussen 21 juni en 29 juni 2017 tijdens onze vakantie in Ohrid. Geen beschadigingen gezien.wel raar gewaar wording.
  • Охридское озеро - Слабая встряска.Скрип дверей
  • Ohrid - In tweede helft juli bijna elke nacht minstens 1 aardbeving gevoeld. Voelbare golf die zich door de kamer beweegt, duurt ongeveer 3 seconden. Geen schade
  • Ohrid - 2 sec alles in huis getrild
  • Ohrid - 4 seconds sounded like foot steps shaking us in the bed.
  • EMSC Fyr Of Macedonia Jul 08 20:52 3.7 4 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Ohrid - Felt it ... like all the others from the last 10 days .. . Decided to ignore them!
  • Leskoets - Good evening, here it goes again! (via emsc)
  • Leskoets - продолжуваме и вечерва #охридТресит (via emsc)
  • Ohrid - 3.9 no way!!!! firstly was boooom and after was the shaking....... no way 3.9!!!!! (via emsc)
  • USGS Kosel, Macedonia Jul 08 19:31 4.1 4 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Fyr Of Macedonia Jul 08 19:31 3.7 6 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Ohrid, Macedonia Jul 07 22:54 4.1 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Fyr Of Macedonia Jul 07 22:54 4.1 3 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Kosel, Macedonia Jul 07 22:04 4.2 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Fyr Of Macedonia Jul 07 22:04 4.2 5 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Fyr Of Macedonia Jul 07 05:18 3.6 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Ohrid - Lasted about 2 seconds. No damage.
  • Skopje - Weak tremors
  • EMSC Fyr Of Macedonia Jul 06 09:12 4.0 1 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Fyr Of Macedonia Jul 05 04:29 3.8 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Ohrid - we felt 2 short shakes at night
  • USGS Macedonia Jul 04 22:05 4.1 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Fyr Of Macedonia Jul 04 22:05 3.8 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Fyr Of Macedonia Jul 04 11:19 3.4 1 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Fyr Of Macedonia Jul 04 08:27 3.7 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Fyr Of Macedonia Jul 04 06:36 3.7 1 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Ohrid - Walls were slightly shaking, no damage
  • EMSC Fyr Of Macedonia Jul 04 03:17 3.4 1 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Pestrani - Heel licht en kort
  • EMSC Fyr Of Macedonia Jul 03 18:30 4.0 2 MAP I Felt It
  • Ohrid - Shaking glass in windows. About 2 seconds long. No damage.
  • Lagadin - Enkele seconden. We zaten buiten bij ons appartement en opeens, het voelde als een hele harde ruk en alles beweegde zelfs een kolom van het appartement zagen we schudden. Heel eng allemaa.
  • Ohrid - Light earthquake, electric current is on
  • Ohrid - Około 5 sekund. Tynk na klatce schodowej delikatnie odpadł ze ściany. Kawa wylała się z kubków. Przedmioty pospadaly z pułek.
  • Ohrid - Light shaking for 2 seconda, no damage.
  • Ohrid - 3 sec ongeveer. Geen schade.
  • Ohrid - 3 sec. Geen schade. Mensen waren bezig op te staan om weg te lopen maar het was al voorbij.
  • Ohrid - Gisteren 5.1 trilde alle glazen op terras. Mensen zochten open ruimtes
  • Vassiliki - Even na middernacht begon het allemaal.complex te schudden +/- 4 seconde.
  • struga - Het bed schudde heen en weer
  • Ohrid - Wij lagen om 00.05 in bed toen de eerste beving kwam, deze hield zeker 5 seconden aan, daarna een korte nabeving van 3 seconden. We schrokken wakker, hoorden en merkten niets meer.
  • Ohryda - Od kiedy tutaj jestem kilka razy dziennie odczuwalny jest wstrzas teraz okolo pol godziny temu obudzil mnie
  • 0hrid - wij waren op onze hotel kamer en zagen de muren flink schudden voor ongeveer 5 seconden we moesten allemaal het hotel uit
  • Ohrid - 3s shaking. It was around 100th shake during last 2 weeks. Usually around 3 - 5.
  • ohrit - alles rammelde alles rammelde en beefde ong 3 sec
  • ohrit -
  • Ohryd Hotel Bellevue - od 3 lipca przez cały tydzień odczuwaliśmy małe wstrząsy po kilka na dobę w OHrydzie. Nikt nie panikował twierdzili ,że to normalne, ale my odczuwaliśmy mały niepokój. Silne wrażenia
  • Ohrid - Zaten op het balkon iets te drinken toen onze glazen begonnen te schudden. Duurde enkele seconden. Daarna elke dag enkele keren trillingen gevoeld en 1x 'S nachts wakker geschrokken omdat de kastdeuren open en dicht klapten
  • EMSC Fyr Of Macedonia Jul 03 18:28 3.5 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Fyr Of Macedonia Jul 03 18:24 3.4 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Fyr Of Macedonia Jul 03 18:03 4.0 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Fyr Of Macedonia Jul 03 16:14 3.6 3 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Kosel, Macedonia Jul 03 11:18 4.8 10 MAP I Felt It
  • Ohrid - Moderate shaking
  • EMSC Fyr Of Macedonia Jul 03 01:54 3.7 6 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Resen, Macedonia Jul 02 09:39 4.2 10 MAP I Felt It
  • Ohrid - Alles schudde om half 2 in de middag dit is de 3e in 2 dagen 2 juli om half 12 en vanmorgen om 4 uur (deze niet vernomen)
  • Nidri - Very weak shaking
  • EMSC Fyr Of Macedonia Jul 02 09:39 4.2 3 MAP I Felt It
  • Ohrid - It last for couple of second ans it felt like a strog vertical oscilation. There are falling roof blocks and few cracks at buldings fasade.
  • Ohrid - 5 seconds strong loud shake was scary. Felt it on 4tg floor apt bldg in ohrid, nothing fell off the walls but it was definitely the strongest quakes we've felt in the last couple of werks
  • Ohrid - 5 seconden
  • Ohrid - Om 11:30 Lokale tijd schudde de aarde. Wij zaten in een restaurant en we voelden de overkapping heen en weer gaan. Kinderen begonnen te huilen van schrik; eerder in de afgelopen week matige schokjes opgemerkt, niet wetende dat dit bevingen waren!
  • EMSC Fyr Of Macedonia Jun 26 11:46 3.5 1 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Kosel, Macedonia Jun 20 13:10 4.3 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Fyr Of Macedonia Jun 20 13:10 3.9 3 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Fyr Of Macedonia Jun 18 00:00 3.4 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Fyr Of Macedonia May 21 22:15 2.0 3 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Fyr Of Macedonia May 19 11:47 2.1 3 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Fyr Of Macedonia May 16 12:13 2.0 1 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Fyr Of Macedonia May 14 02:08 4.2 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Skopje - No damage
  • Skopje - I felt the earthquake approach and even seemed to hear it. The floor moved and the building shook for 10 to 20 seconds. It felt strong but nothing was damaged and thankfully it passed quickly.
  • EMSC Fyr Of Macedonia May 13 01:43 2.0 90 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Fyr Of Macedonia Apr 19 09:42 2.7 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Fyr Of Macedonia Apr 12 08:58 2.9 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Fyr Of Macedonia Apr 09 19:10 2.7 1 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Fyr Of Macedonia Mar 30 03:05 2.0 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Fyr Of Macedonia Mar 28 15:24 2.8 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Fyr Of Macedonia Feb 26 19:59 2.3 0 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Fyr Of Macedonia Jan 29 10:14 2.9 9 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Fyr Of Macedonia Jan 08 01:17 2.0 4 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Fyr Of Macedonia Jan 06 15:32 2.3 2 MAP I Felt It

    Data sources courtesy : USGSEMSCGFZGEONET

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    MMI II (Very weak shaking) ?
    People :
    Felt by persons at rest, on upper floors or favorably placed.
    MMI III (Weak shaking) ?
    People :
    Felt indoors; hanging objects may swing, vibration similar to passing of light trucks, duration may be estimated, may not be recognized as an earthquake.
    MMI IV (Light shaking) ?
    People :
    Generally noticed indoors but not outside. Light sleepers may be awakened. Vibration may be likened to the passing of heavy traffic, or to the jolt of a heavy object falling or striking the building.
    Fittings :
    Doors and windows rattle. Glassware and crockery rattle. Liquids in open vessels may be slightly disturbed. Standing motorcars may rock.
    Structures :
    Walls and frames of buildings, and partitions and suspended ceilings in commercial buildings, may be heard to creak.
    MMI V (Moderate shaking) ?
    People :
    Generally felt outside, and by almost everyone indoors. Most sleepers awakened. A few people alarmed.
    Fittings :
    Small unstable objects are displaced or upset. Some glassware and crockery may be broken. Hanging pictures knock against the wall. Open doors may swing. Cupboard doors secured by magnetic catches may open. Pendulum clocks stop, start, or change rate.
    Structures :
    Some large display windows cracked. A few earthenware toilet fixtures cracked.
    MMI VI (Strong shaking) ?
    People Felt by all. People and animals alarmed. Many run outside. Difficulty experienced in walking steadily.
    Fittings :
    Objects fall from shelves. Pictures fall from walls. Some furniture moved on smooth floors, some unsecured free-standing fireplaces moved. Glassware and crockery broken. Very unstable furniture overturned. Small church and school bells ring. Appliances move on bench or table tops. Filing cabinets or "easy glide" drawers may open (or shut).
    Structures :
    Slight damage to buildings with low standard. Some stucco or cement plaster falls. Large display windows broken. Damage to a few weak domestic chimneys, some may fall.
    Environment :
    Trees and bushes shake, or are heard to rustle. Loose material may be dislodged from sloping ground, e.g. existing slides, talus slopes, shingle slides.
    MMI VII (Very strong shaking) ?
    People
    General alarm. Difficulty experienced in standing. Noticed by motorcar drivers who may stop.
    Fittings :
    Large bells ring. Furniture moves on smooth floors, may move on carpeted floors. Substantial damage to fragile contents of buildings.
    Structures :
    Unreinforced stone and brick walls cracked. Low standard buildings cracked with some minor masonry falls. A few instances of damage to buildings of ordinary workmanship. Unbraced parapets, unbraced brick gables, and architectural ornaments fall. Roofing tiles, especially ridge tiles may be dislodged. Many unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, often falling from roof-line. Water tanks Type I burst. A few instances of damage to brick veneers and plaster or cement-based linings. Unrestrained water cylinders (hot-water cylinders) may move and leak. Some common windows cracked. Suspended ceilings damaged.
    Environment :
    Water made turbid by stirred up mud. Small slides such as falls of sand and gravel banks, and small rock-falls from steep slopes and cuttings. Instances of settlement of unconsolidated or wet, or weak soils. Some fine cracks appear in sloping ground. A few instances of liquefaction (i.e. small water and sand ejections).
    MMI VIII (Severe shaking) ?
    People Alarm may approach panic. Steering of motorcars greatly affected. Structures : Low standard buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. ordinary workmanship buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged in some cases. A few instances of damage to buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes. Monuments and pre-1976 elevated tanks and factory stacks twisted or brought down. Some pre-1965 infill masonry panels damaged. A few post-1980 brick veneers damaged. Decayed timber piles of houses damaged. Houses not secured to foundations may move. Most unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, some below roof-line, many brought down. Environment : Cracks appear on steep slopes and in wet ground. Small to moderate slides in roadside cuttings and unsupported excavations. Small water and sand ejections and localized lateral spreading adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
    MMI IX (Violent shaking) ?
    Structures Many low standard buildings destroyed. Ordinary workmanship buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes damaged in some cases, some with flexible frames seriously damaged. Damage or permanent distortion to some buildings and bridges, designed and built to normal use standards. Houses not secured to foundations shifted off. Brick veneers fall and expose frames. Environment : Cracking of ground conspicuous. Landsliding general on steep slopes. Liquefaction effects intensified and more widespread, with large lateral spreading and flow sliding adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
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