A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Erseke in Albania. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/06/19 / 2019-06-01 18:50:14 / June 1, 2019 @ 6:50 pm. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:50:14 / 7:50 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 20.6794 East, latitude 40.4724 North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us70003u75. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003u75. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Macedonia (c. 2 062 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Elbasan (c. 100 900 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Bitola (c. 86 500 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Ioánnina (c. 64 000 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Korçë (c. 58 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Ohrid (c. 54 900 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Berat (c. 46 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Anatolí, Demir Hisar, Belčišta (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 14 km N of Erseke, Albania.
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