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Moderate earthquake, 5.6 mag has occurred near Durres in Albania

Earthquake location 41.3807S, 19.4543WA 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 6 km N of Durres, Albania.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 19.4543° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.3807° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km N of Durres, Albania Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-09-21 14:04:24 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-09-21 14:21:02 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 60 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 8 The total number of felt reports
CDI 5.4 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 487 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.058 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.2 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 51 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us60005lrf Id of event.
Event Code 60005lrf An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60005lrf, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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