A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Maliq in Albania on Saturday. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 20.6838° East, 40.6965° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 19:37:41 / 7:37 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us70003u6t. Ids that are associated to the event: us70003u6t. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/06/19 / 2019-06-01 18:37:41 / June 1, 2019 @ 6:37 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Elbasan (c. 100 900 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Bitola (c. 86 500 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from Korçë (c. 58 300 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Ohrid (c. 54 900 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Berat (c. 46 900 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Centar Župa (c. 45 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Macedonia (c. 2 062 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Debar, Grevená.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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