A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Fushe-Kruje in Albania on Sunday. The temblor was reported at 21:08:41 / 9:08 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 19.6156° East, 41.5098° North, depth 10 km. Id of earthquake: us60005m0j. Event ids that are associated: us60005m0j. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/09/19 / 2019-09-22 20:08:41 / September 22, 2019 @ 8:08 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Close country/countries, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 26 km (16 miles) from Tirana (c. 374 800 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Durrës (c. 122 000 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Elbasan (c. 100 900 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Shkodër (c. 88 200 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Fier-Çifçi (c. 61 000 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Fier (c. 56 300 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Berat (c. 46 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Patos Fshat, Struga, Berat (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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