A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Peje in Kosovo. The temblor was reported at 14:05:24 / 2:05 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000d0j2. Id of event: us2000d0j2. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/02/18 / 2018-02-11 13:05:24 / February 11, 2018 @ 1:05 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 19.8888° East, 42.6141° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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). Epicenter of the earthquake was 83 km (51 miles) from Prizren (c. 171 500 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Podgorica (c. 136 500 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Mitrovicë (c. 107 000 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Gjakovë (c. 94 200 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Shkodër (c. 88 200 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Novi Pazar (c. 86 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lezhë, Kotor, Rrëshen.
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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 33 km W of Peje, Kosovo. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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