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Light earthquake: M4.7 quake has struck near Ulcinj in Montenegro

Earthquake location 41.9763S, 19.3176WA 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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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 19.3176° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.9763° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 11.36 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km NE of Ulcinj, Montenegro Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-11-13 13:47:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-11-13 14:13:21 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 60 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 340 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 0.433 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.93 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 28 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us1000hr9x Id of event.
Event Code 1000hr9x An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000hr9x, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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