A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Shijak in Albania. The temblor was reported at 03:09:29 / 3:09 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 19.5041° East, 41.4846° North. Event id: us2000fx70. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000fx70. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/07/18 / 2018-07-05 02:09:29 / July 5, 2018 @ 2:09 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kuçovë, Peshkopi, Librazhd-Qendër (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 32 km (20 miles) from Tirana (c. 374 800 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Durrës (c. 122 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Elbasan (c. 100 900 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Shkodër (c. 88 200 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Lushnjë (c. 41 500 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Kavajë (c. 29 400 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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