50 YEARS SINCE THE SKOPJE 1963 EARTHQUAKE – IMPLICATIONS FOR AUSTRALIAN BUILDING STANDARDS C.Sinadinovski1 & K.F.McCue2 Abstract The 1963 Skopje earthquake, Mw 6.1, struck Skopje, Macedonia, on July 26, 1963. Your gift will be highly appreciated. Skopje Earthquake – 1963 Leave a Comment / Natural / By devastating In the early 1960s Skopje was the capital of Macedonia, then an integral part of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, the disparate conglomeration of ethnic groupings put together towards the end of World War II and ruled with an iron hand by Stalinist dictator Marshal Josip Tito. After a series of shallow earthquakes shook Skopje, the capital of Macedonia, on September 11 and 12, 2016, another one hit the city at 10:52 UTC on October 4, 2016.
Significant Earthquakes - 2016. After Ambassador Jacek Multanowski arrived in Skopje in 2014 as Poland's highest diplomatic representative, he and his wife Kinga Nettmann-Multanowska researched the Polish legacy and discovered, at Skopje's Museum of Modern Art, a unique collection of 20th-century Polish art donated by the artists after the earthquake as a gesture of solidarity. Earthquake-report.com only survives with (mostly small) PRIVATE DONATIONS. Events in this list and shown in red on our real-time earthquake map and list are considered “significant events’, and they ... 5.1 4km ENE of Skopje, Macedonia. This page will automatically refresh every 10 minutes as we might be adding updates.… Enter a year from 1900 to 2020 Search. July 27 , 2018 This story was originally published on July 27, 2018.
It killed more than 1,070 people, injured around 4,000 and left more than 200,000 people homeless, The 1963 Skopje earthquake killed hundreds and destroyed Macedonia’s capital, but it came with an unusual silver lining. 2016-09-11 13:10:08 UTC 13.2 km. What ... What makes an earthquake "significant"? Skopje 2014 (Macedonian: Скопје 2014) was a project financed by the Macedonian government of the then-ruling nationalist party VMRO-DPMNE, with the official purpose of giving the capital Skopje a more classical appeal. The 1963 Skopje earthquake (Macedonian: Скопски земјотрес 1963, transliterated Skopski zemjotres 1963) was a 6.1 moment magnitude earthquake which occurred in Skopje, SR Macedonia (present-day North Macedonia) then part of the SFR Yugoslavia, on July 26, 1963, which killed over 1,070 people, injured between 3,000 and 4,000 and left more than 200,000 people homeless.