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Light earthquake 4.4 mag, 11 km SSW of Himare, Albania

Earthquake location 40.0004S, 19.7085WA 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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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 19.7085° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.0004° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 11.87 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km SSW of Himare, Albania Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-10-29 20:15:28 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-10-30 00:23:16 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 299 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.295 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.86 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 49 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us100072zr Id of event.
Event Code 100072zr An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100072zr, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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