A 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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