A 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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