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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag was detected near Himare in Albania



Earthquake location 40.1065S, 19.9297WA 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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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 19.9297° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.1065° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 16.32 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 15km E of Himare, Albania Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-09-18 16:47:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-18 20:47:25 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 0.406 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.06 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 55 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 us2000aq1c Id of event.
Event Code 2000aq1c An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000aq1c, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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