A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Memaliaj in Albania. Unique identifier: us1000ecwr. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000ecwr. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/05/18 / 2018-05-27 06:33:30 / May 27, 2018 @ 6:33 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 19.7586 East, latitude 40.3635 North, depth = 16.93 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 16.93 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 07:33:30 / 7:33 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rrogozhinë, Ersekë, Cërrik (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 25 km (16 miles) from Vlorë (c. 89 500 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Fier-Çifçi (c. 61 000 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Fier (c. 56 300 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Berat (c. 46 900 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Lushnjë (c. 41 500 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Gjirokastër (c. 23 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 18 km W of Memaliaj, Albania.
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