A 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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