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Moderate earthquake, 5.1 mag strikes near Burrel in Albania

Earthquake location 41.5999S, 20.1284WA 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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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 20.1284° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.5999° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km E of Burrel, Albania Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-08-11 15:38:33 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-08-11 15:55:38 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 60 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 10 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.9 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 404 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 0.321 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.98 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 26 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us1000g6wx Id of event.
Event Code 1000g6wx An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000g6wx, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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