A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Kurbnesh in Albania. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 20.1248 East, latitude 41.8634 North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000541e. Unique identifier: us6000541e. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/08/19 / 2019-08-12 15:37:09 / August 12, 2019 @ 3:37 pm. The temblor was reported at 16:37:09 / 4:37 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Country/countries that might be effected, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Kosovo (c. 1 800 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cërrik, Llazicë. Epicenter of the event was 65 km (40 miles) from Tirana (c. 374 800 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Prizren (c. 171 500 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Durrës (c. 122 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Elbasan (c. 100 900 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Gjakovë (c. 94 200 pop), 56 km (34 miles) from Shkodër (c. 88 200 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 9 km NNE of Kurbnesh, Albania. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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