A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Mamurras in Albania on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us70003akn. Ids that are associated to the event: us70003akn. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:58:14 / 9:58 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 19.5233 East, latitude 41.5486 North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/04/19 / 2019-04-23 08:58:14 / April 23, 2019 @ 8:58 am.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 35 km (22 miles) from Tirana (c. 374 800 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Durrës (c. 122 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Elbasan (c. 100 900 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Shkodër (c. 88 200 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Fier-Çifçi (c. 61 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Fier (c. 56 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Centar Župa (c. 45 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Vevčani, , Kukës. Nearby country/countries, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Macedonia (c. 2 062 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each 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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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