A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Korce in Albania. Id of earthquake: us70003u1a. Event ids that are associated: us70003u1a. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:26:19 / 5:26 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 20.7219° East, 40.5014° North, depth 10 km. Global time and date of event 01/06/19 / 2019-06-01 04:26:19 / June 1, 2019 @ 4:26 am UTC/GMT.
The epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Elbasan (c. 100 900 pop), 104 km (65 miles) from Vlorë (c. 89 500 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Bitola (c. 86 500 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Ioánnina (c. 64 000 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Fier-Çifçi (c. 61 000 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Korçë (c. 58 300 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Fier (c. 56 300 pop). 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). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Krivogashtani, Vlorë (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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