A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Orikum in Albania. Exact location, longitude 19.4524° East, latitude 40.26° North, depth = 13.17 km. Unique identifier: us2000dxsn. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000dxsn. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:17:07 / 2:17 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/04/18 / 2018-04-10 13:17:07 / April 10, 2018 @ 1:17 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13.17 km (8 miles).
Event epicenter was 23 km (14 miles) from Vlorë (c. 89 500 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Fier-Çifçi (c. 61 000 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Fier (c. 56 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Berat (c. 46 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Lushnjë (c. 41 500 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Kérkyra (c. 27 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gramsh, Peqin, Kérkyra (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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: 7 km SSW of Orikum, Albania. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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