A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Shijak in Albania. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:01:08 / 10:01 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 19.5375° East, 41.4415° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/07/18 / 2018-07-04 09:01:08 / July 4, 2018 @ 9:01 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000fwnu. Id of event: us2000fwnu. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 27 km (17 miles) from Tirana (c. 374 800 pop), 15 km (10 miles) from Durrës (c. 122 000 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Elbasan (c. 100 900 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Shkodër (c. 88 200 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Fier-Çifçi (c. 61 000 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Fier (c. 56 300 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Berat (c. 46 900 pop). Close country/countries, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Poliçan, Selenicë, Kukës (min 5000 pop).
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 10 km NNW of Shijak, Albania. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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