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Light earthquake, 4.9 mag has occurred near Korce in Albania

Earthquake location 40.6304S, 20.79WA light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Korce in Albania. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:33:07 / 5:33 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/06/19 / 2019-06-01 04:33:07 / June 1, 2019 @ 4:33 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 20.79° East, 40.6304° North, depth 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003u1c. Id of event: us70003u1c.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Prilep, Debar, Kičevo. Epicenter of the event was 80 km (50 miles) from Elbasan (c. 100 900 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Bitola (c. 86 500 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Prilep (c. 73 800 pop), 2 km (1 miles) from Korçë (c. 58 300 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Ohrid (c. 54 900 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Berat (c. 46 900 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Centar Župa (c. 45 400 pop). Close country/countries, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Macedonia (c. 2 062 000 pop) (That might be effected).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 1 km NNE of Korce, Albania.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 20.79° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.6304° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1km NNE of Korce, Albania Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-06-01 04:33:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-06-01 04:57:31 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 369 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 1.002 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.04 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 33 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 us70003u1c Id of event.
Event Code 70003u1c An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70003u1c, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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