A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Himare in Albania. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:15:28 / 10:15 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 19.7085 East, latitude 40.0004 North, depth = 11.87 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 11.87 km (7 miles). Global time and date of event 29/10/16 / 2016-10-29 20:15:28 / October 29, 2016 @ 8:15 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us100072zr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100072zr.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kuçovë, Ersekë, Roskovec (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Vlorë (c. 89 500 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Fier-Çifçi (c. 61 000 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Fier (c. 56 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Berat (c. 46 900 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Kérkyra (c. 27 000 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Gjirokastër (c. 23 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 11 km SSW of Himare, Albania. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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