A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Libohove in Albania. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/11/18 / 2018-11-01 00:39:15 / November 1, 2018 @ 12:39 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 20.2476° East, 39.9306° North, depth 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000i50u. Id of event: us2000i50u. The temblor was detected at 01:39:15 / 1:39 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Berat, Korçë, Vlorë (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Vlorë (c. 89 500 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Ioánnina (c. 64 000 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Korçë (c. 58 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Berat (c. 46 900 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Kérkyra (c. 27 000 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Gjirokastër (c. 23 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 11 km S of Libohove, Albania.
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