A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Korce in Albania. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us70003u5h. Event ids that are associated: us70003u5h. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 20.73° East, 40.5931° North. Global time and date of event 01/06/19 / 2019-06-01 15:19:25 / June 1, 2019 @ 3:19 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 16:19:25 / 4:19 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Macedonia (c. 2 062 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Elbasan (c. 100 900 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Bitola (c. 86 500 pop), 5 km (3 miles) from Korçë (c. 58 300 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Ohrid (c. 54 900 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Berat (c. 46 900 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Lushnjë (c. 41 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lushnjë, Selenicë, Patos Fshat.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 5 km WSW of Korce, Albania.
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