A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Peje in Kosovo. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 11:46:12 / 11:46 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 04/01/18 / 2018-01-04 10:46:12 / January 4, 2018 @ 10:46 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 19.8827° East, latitude 42.6583° North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000c0lz. Id of event: us1000c0lz.
The epicenter was 86 km (53 miles) from Prizren (c. 171 500 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Podgorica (c. 136 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Mitrovicë (c. 107 000 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Gjakovë (c. 94 200 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Shkodër (c. 88 200 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Novi Pazar (c. 86 000 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Pejë (c. 81 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Plužine, Tivat, Lezhë (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Montenegro (c. 667 000 pop), Serbia (c. 7 345 000 pop), Kosovo (c. 1 800 000 pop).
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 33 km W of Peje, Kosovo. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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