A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Durres in Albania. Global time and date of event 25/09/19 / 2019-09-25 01:24:03 / September 25, 2019 @ 1:24 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us70005kyf. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005kyf. Exact location of earthquake, 19.4498° East, 41.3155° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:24:03 / 2:24 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 31 km (19 miles) from Tirana (c. 374 800 pop), 1 km (1 miles) from Durrës (c. 122 000 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Elbasan (c. 100 900 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Vlorë (c. 89 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Shkodër (c. 88 200 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Fier-Çifçi (c. 61 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vlorë, Centar Župa, Debar.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 1 km SE of Durres, Albania.
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