A 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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