1983 Kopaonik earthquake
|Date *||10 September 1983|
|Origin time *||06:14:22 UTC|
|Depth||10 km (6 mi)|
|Max. intensity||VIII (Severe)|
|* Deprecated||See documentation.|
1983 Kopaonik earthquake occurred on September 10 at 06:14 UTC with a body wave magnitude of 5.3 and a maximum Mercalli intensity of VIII (Severe). The epicenter was in the Kopaonik mountains of Serbia. It affected seven villages, leaving 200 homeless, and 1,200 buildings and dwellings damaged.
Kopaonik was hit five times by earthquakes of intensity VII to VIII between 1978 and 1985.
- NGDC. "Comments for the Significant Earthquake". Retrieved 27 August 2010.
- Associated Press (13 September 1983). "Earthquake in Serbia". The New York Times.
- Roux, Michel (1992). Les Albanais en Yougoslavie: Minorité nationale, territoire et développement (in French). Les Editions de la MSH. p. 93. ISBN 9782735104543.
- Trifunac, M.D.; Ivanović, S.S. (December 2003), "Re-occurrence of site-specific response in former Yugoslavia—part II: Friuli, Banja Luka and Kopaonik", Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 23 (8): 663–681, doi:10.1016/j.soildyn.2003.07.002