A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Durres in Albania. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us70006d5t. Unique identifier: us70006d5t. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/11/19 / 2019-11-26 12:14:13 / November 26, 2019 @ 12:14 pm. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:14:13 / 1:14 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 19.4525° East, 41.4381° North, depth 10 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 33 km (20 miles) from Tirana (c. 374 800 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Durrës (c. 122 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Elbasan (c. 100 900 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Shkodër (c. 88 200 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Fier-Çifçi (c. 61 000 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Fier (c. 56 300 pop). Close country/countries, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Centar Župa, Berat, Patos Fshat (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 12 km N of Durres, Albania.
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