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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag has occurred near Shijak in Albania

Earthquake location 41.4536S, 19.491WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Shijak in Albania on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/07/18 / 2018-07-05 22:49:01 / July 5, 2018 @ 10:49 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 19.491 East, latitude 41.4536 North, depth = 11.77 km. Id of earthquake: us2000fxwb. Event ids that are associated: us2000fxwb. The epicenter was at a depth of 11.77 km (7 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:49:01 / 11:49 pm (local time epicenter).

Earthquake epicenter was 31 km (19 miles) from Tirana (c. 374 800 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Durrës (c. 122 000 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Elbasan (c. 100 900 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Shkodër (c. 88 200 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Fier-Çifçi (c. 61 000 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Fier (c. 56 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Berat, Patos Fshat, Centar Župa. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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: 13 km NNW of Shijak, Albania. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 19.491° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.4536° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 11.77 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km NNW of Shijak, Albania Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-07-05 22:49:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-07-05 23:13:35 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 60 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 8 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 287 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.299 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.28 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 37 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000fxwb Id of event.
Event Code 2000fxwb An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000fxwb, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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