A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Himare in Albania. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.63 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 20:27:38 / 8:27 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/01/19 / 2019-01-04 19:27:38 / January 4, 2019 @ 7:27 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 11.63 km, 19.7518° East, 40.2081° North. Id of earthquake: us2000j0ch. Event ids that are associated: us2000j0ch.
Nearby country/countries, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 36 km (23 miles) from Vlorë (c. 89 500 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Fier-Çifçi (c. 61 000 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Korçë (c. 58 300 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Fier (c. 56 300 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Berat (c. 46 900 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Lushnjë (c. 41 500 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Kérkyra (c. 27 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Korçë, Rrogozhinë, Cërrik.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 was reported nearby.
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