A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was reported 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Tirana in Albania on Sunday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/11/19 / 2019-11-17 09:09:28 / November 17, 2019 @ 9:09 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us700069b3. Unique identifier: us700069b3. The temblor was picked up at 10:09:28 / 10:09 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 19.951° East, 41.3533° North.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Zajas, Ballsh, Kičevo (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Macedonia (c. 2 062 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 11 km (7 miles) from Tirana (c. 374 800 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Durrës (c. 122 000 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Elbasan (c. 100 900 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Fier-Çifçi (c. 61 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Fier (c. 56 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Ohrid (c. 54 900 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 11 km ENE of Tirana, Albania.
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