A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Kruje in Albania. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 25.92 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:15:16 / 3:15 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us20009p9q. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009p9q. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/06/17 / 2017-06-23 14:15:16 / June 23, 2017 @ 2:15 pm. Exact location of event, depth 25.92 km, 19.8855° East, 41.4599° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kičevo, Dragash, Zajas. The epicenter was 16 km (10 miles) from Tirana (c. 374 800 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Durrës (c. 122 000 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Elbasan (c. 100 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Shkodër (c. 88 200 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Fier-Çifçi (c. 61 000 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Fier (c. 56 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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