A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Orikum in Albania. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000epi3. Id of event: us1000epi3. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/06/18 / 2018-06-13 01:50:58 / June 13, 2018 @ 1:50 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 02:50:58 / 2:50 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 19.6668° East, 40.3038° North.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 24 km (15 miles) from Vlorë (c. 89 500 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Fier-Çifçi (c. 61 000 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Fier (c. 56 300 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Berat (c. 46 900 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Lushnjë (c. 41 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Kérkyra (c. 27 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Rrogozhinë, Ersekë, Cërrik. Close country/countries that might be effected, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 16 km E of Orikum, Albania. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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