A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Sarande in Albania on Thursday. Unique identifier: us2000aw7x. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000aw7x. Exact location of earthquake, 19.9467° East, 39.9126° North, depth 11.28 km. The temblor was reported at 22:33:48 / 10:33 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 28/09/17 / 2017-09-28 21:33:48 / September 28, 2017 @ 9:33 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.28 km (7 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 73 km (45 miles) from Vlorë (c. 89 500 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Kérkyra (c. 27 000 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Gjirokastër (c. 23 400 pop), 6 km (4 miles) from Sarandë (c. 15 100 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Çorovodë (c. 14 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Poliçan, Ballsh, Ersekë (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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