A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Kucove in Albania. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:07:56 / 6:07 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 19.9164 East, latitude 40.8338 North, depth = 5 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10007vrf. Unique identifier: us10007vrf. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/01/17 / 2017-01-27 17:07:56 / January 27, 2017 @ 5:07 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Tirana (c. 374 800 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Durrës (c. 122 000 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Elbasan (c. 100 900 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Vlorë (c. 89 500 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Fier-Çifçi (c. 61 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Korçë (c. 58 300 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Fier (c. 56 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bilisht, Belčišta (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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