A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Burrel in Albania on Saturday. Unique identifier: us1000g6wx. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000g6wx. Exact location of earthquake, 20.1284° East, 41.5999° North, depth 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/08/18 / 2018-08-11 15:38:33 / August 11, 2018 @ 3:38 pm. The temblor was reported at 16:38:33 / 4:38 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Macedonia (c. 2 062 000 pop), Kosovo (c. 1 800 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Tirana (c. 374 800 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Prizren (c. 171 500 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Durrës (c. 122 000 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Elbasan (c. 100 900 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Gjakovë (c. 94 200 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Shkodër (c. 88 200 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Tetovo (c. 72 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Deçan, Krivogashtani, Štrpce (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 10 km E of Burrel, Albania. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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