A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Erseke in Albania on Saturday. Event id: us70003u1n. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003u1n. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:51:59 / 5:51 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 20.7156° East, latitude 40.4675° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/06/19 / 2019-06-01 04:51:59 / June 1, 2019 @ 4:51 am.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fier-Çifçi, Lushnjë, Anatolí. Close country/countries, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Macedonia (c. 2 062 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 89 km (56 miles) from Elbasan (c. 100 900 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Bitola (c. 86 500 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Ioánnina (c. 64 000 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Fier-Çifçi (c. 61 000 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Korçë (c. 58 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Ohrid (c. 54 900 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Berat (c. 46 900 pop).
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 three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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 NNE of Erseke, Albania.
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