A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Himare in Albania. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 16.32 km (10 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/09/17 / 2017-09-18 16:47:12 / September 18, 2017 @ 4:47 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 19.9297 East, latitude 40.1065 North, depth = 16.32 km. Unique identifier: us2000aq1c. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000aq1c. The temblor was detected at 17:47:12 / 5:47 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ioánnina, Korçë, Gramsh (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Vlorë (c. 89 500 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Ioánnina (c. 64 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Fier-Çifçi (c. 61 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Korçë (c. 58 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Fier (c. 56 300 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Berat (c. 46 900 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 15 km E of Himare, Albania.
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