A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Orikum in Albania. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/05/18 / 2018-05-14 10:56:45 / May 14, 2018 @ 10:56 am. Exact location of earthquake, 19.6738° East, 40.3087° North, depth 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000e4mp. Unique identifier: us1000e4mp. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:56:45 / 11:56 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rrogozhinë, Ersekë, Cërrik. Earthquake epicenter was 23 km (15 miles) from Vlorë (c. 89 500 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Fier-Çifçi (c. 61 000 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Fier (c. 56 300 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Berat (c. 46 900 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Lushnjë (c. 41 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Kérkyra (c. 27 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 17 km E of Orikum, Albania. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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