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Prishtina, 21.01.2015- Based on data of the Seismic Network of Kosovo Geological Service (MED) and Euro-Mediterranean Seismic Center, and the numeric analyses of the Kosovo Seismic Division, on 21.01.2015, around 02:30 local time, our country was hit by an earthquake of 4.1 magnitude in the Richter scale, respectively at V1/2 in Mercalli scale.

The epicenter of this earthquake was 12km west of Istog, 67km west of Prishtina, respectively at the following coordinates: 42.74 (latitude) and 20.35 (longitude), at a depth of 5 km.

Due to the considerable depth of the epicenter, the earthquake was felt by both residents of our country and neighboring countries.

So far, Seismic Network of the Kosovo Geological Service does not possess any data on eventual damages around the epicenter.