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Minor earthquake, 3.5 mag has occurred near Shijak in Albania

Earthquake location 41.4846S, 19.5041WA 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 16 km NNW of Shijak, Albania.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 19.5041° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.4846° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16km 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 02:09:29 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-07-09 00:30:41 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 60 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 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 189 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 0.302 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.97 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 45 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000fx70 Id of event.
Event Code 2000fx70 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000fx70, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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