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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag was detected near Mamurras in Albania

Earthquake location 41.5486S, 19.5233WA 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 14 km WSW of Mamurras, Albania.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 19.5233° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.5486° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km WSW of Mamurras, Albania Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-04-23 08:58:14 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-04-30 08:07:36 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 312 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 0.325 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.6 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 35 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 us70003akn Id of event.
Event Code 70003akn An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70003akn, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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