A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Ulcinj in Montenegro on Tuesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 11.36 km (7 miles). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:47:51 / 2:47 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/11/18 / 2018-11-13 13:47:51 / November 13, 2018 @ 1:47 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hr9x. Id of event: us1000hr9x. Exact location, longitude 19.3176° East, latitude 41.9763° North, depth = 11.36 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 83 km (52 miles) from Tirana (c. 374 800 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Podgorica (c. 136 500 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Durrës (c. 122 000 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Shkodër (c. 88 200 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Nikšić (c. 58 200 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Kavajë (c. 29 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Laç (c. 24 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Peshkopi, Junik, Kolašin. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Montenegro (c. 667 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 9 km NE of Ulcinj, Montenegro.
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