A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Rrogozhine in Albania on Tuesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/07/18 / 2018-07-17 13:05:06 / July 17, 2018 @ 1:05 pm. The temblor was reported at 14:05:06 / 2:05 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000g6z6. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000g6z6. Exact location of event, longitude 19.5592 East, latitude 41.0299 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Debar, Centar Župa, Struga. Earthquake epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Tirana (c. 374 800 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Durrës (c. 122 000 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Elbasan (c. 100 900 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Vlorë (c. 89 500 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Fier-Çifçi (c. 61 000 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Fier (c. 56 300 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Berat (c. 46 900 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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