A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Erseke in Albania on Saturday. The temblor was detected at 14:01:17 / 2:01 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 29/06/19 / 2019-06-29 13:01:17 / June 29, 2019 @ 1:01 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 20.7188° East, 40.4419° North. Event id: us700047af. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700047af.
Epicenter of the event was 92 km (57 miles) from Elbasan (c. 100 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Bitola (c. 86 500 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Ioánnina (c. 64 000 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Korçë (c. 58 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Ohrid (c. 54 900 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Berat (c. 46 900 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Struga (c. 37 400 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 city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Belčišta, Demir Hisar, Patos Fshat.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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