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Moderate earthquake 5 mag, 12 km SSE of Korce, Albania

Earthquake location 40.5209S, 20.8557WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Korce in Albania on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 08:00:28 / 8:00 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 20.8557° East, latitude 40.5209° North, depth = 9.61 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9.61 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 01/06/19 / 2019-06-01 07:00:28 / June 1, 2019 @ 7:00 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003u24. Id of event: us70003u24.

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 city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Selenicë, Náousa, Patos Fshat. Event epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Elbasan (c. 100 900 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Bitola (c. 86 500 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Ioánnina (c. 64 000 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Korçë (c. 58 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Ohrid (c. 54 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Berat (c. 46 900 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Struga (c. 37 400 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 12 km SSE of Korce, Albania.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 20.8557° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.5209° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.61 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km SSE 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 07:00:28 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-06-01 07:33:42 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 385 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 1.116 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.32 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 mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70003u24 Id of event.
Event Code 70003u24 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70003u24, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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