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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag was detected near Rreshen in Albania

Earthquake location 41.8568S, 19.8945WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Rreshen in Albania on Friday. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:08:53 / 6:08 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/11/16 / 2016-11-04 05:08:53 / November 4, 2016 @ 5:08 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 9.24 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 19.8945 East, latitude 41.8568 North, depth = 9.24 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000741f. Id of event: us1000741f.

The epicenter was 59 km (37 miles) from Tirana (c. 374 800 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Prizren (c. 171 500 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Podgorica (c. 136 500 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Durrës (c. 122 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Elbasan (c. 100 900 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Gjakovë (c. 94 200 pop). Close country/countries, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Montenegro (c. 667 000 pop), Kosovo (c. 1 800 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Džepčište, Velesta, Cërrik (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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: 10 km N of Rreshen, Albania.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 19.8945° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.8568° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.24 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km N of Rreshen, Albania Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-11-04 05:08:53 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-04 05:52:41 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 60 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 284 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 0.509 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.9 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 36 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 us1000741f Id of event.
Event Code 1000741f An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000741f, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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