A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Shijak in Albania. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 19.476 East, latitude 41.4749 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 10:08:58 / 10:08 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/07/18 / 2018-07-04 09:08:58 / July 4, 2018 @ 9:08 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000fwp1. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000fwp1.
Country/countries that might be effected, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Centar Župa, Gramsh, Debar (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 33 km (20 miles) from Tirana (c. 374 800 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Durrës (c. 122 000 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Elbasan (c. 100 900 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Shkodër (c. 88 200 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Fier-Çifçi (c. 61 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Fier (c. 56 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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 NNW of Shijak, Albania. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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