A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Tuzi in Montenegro. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/07/15 / 2015-07-06 23:58:09 / July 6, 2015 @ 11:58 pm. The temblor was detected at 01:58:09 / 1:58 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 20.7 km, 19.3946° East, 42.381° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us20002vkp. Unique identifier: us20002vkp. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 20.7 km (13 miles).
Earthquake epicenter was 13 km (8 miles) from Podgorica (c. 136 500 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Gjakovë (c. 94 200 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Shkodër (c. 88 200 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Pejë (c. 81 800 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Nikšić (c. 58 200 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Deçan (c. 50 500 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Trebinje (c. 33 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bileća, Trebinje, Mamurras. Close country/countries that might be effected, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Bosnia and Herzegovina (c. 4 590 000 pop), Montenegro (c. 667 000 pop), Kosovo (c. 1 800 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 5 km ENE of Tuzi, Montenegro.
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