A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Orikum in Albania. Exact location of earthquake, 19.3573° East, 40.3558° North, depth 10 km. Id of earthquake: us20005k9u. Event ids that are associated: us20005k9u. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/04/16 / 2016-04-19 08:19:43 / April 19, 2016 @ 8:19 am. The temblor was reported at 10:19:43 / 10:19 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Event epicenter was 17 km (10 miles) from Vlorë (c. 89 500 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Fier-Çifçi (c. 61 000 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Fier (c. 56 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Berat (c. 46 900 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Lushnjë (c. 41 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Peqin, Sarandë, Çorovodë (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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