A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Himare in Albania. 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 39.78 km (25 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005cfk. Id of event: us70005cfk. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/09/19 / 2019-09-05 17:47:40 / September 5, 2019 @ 5:47 pm. The temblor was reported at 18:47:40 / 6:47 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 39.78 km, 19.8421° East, 40.1268° North.
Country/countries that might be effected, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Event epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Vlorë (c. 89 500 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Fier-Çifçi (c. 61 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Fier (c. 56 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Berat (c. 46 900 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Lushnjë (c. 41 500 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Kérkyra (c. 27 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lushnjë, Gramsh, Igoumenítsa (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 twenty 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 8 km ENE of Himare, Albania. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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