A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Durres in Albania. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us60005lrf. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60005lrf. The temblor was detected at 15:04:24 / 3:04 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 21/09/19 / 2019-09-21 14:04:24 / September 21, 2019 @ 2:04 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 19.4543 East, latitude 41.3807 North, depth = 10 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 31 km (19 miles) from Tirana (c. 374 800 pop), 6 km (4 miles) from Durrës (c. 122 000 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Elbasan (c. 100 900 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Vlorë (c. 89 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Shkodër (c. 88 200 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Fier-Çifçi (c. 61 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Fier (c. 56 300 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Berat (c. 46 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Budva, Kukës, Delogožda. Close country/countries, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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