A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Mamurras in Albania. The temblor was reported at 08:27:02 / 8:27 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 19.4381 East, latitude 41.5374 North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/11/19 / 2019-11-26 07:27:02 / November 26, 2019 @ 7:27 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us70006d3q. Unique identifier: us70006d3q.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Macedonia (c. 2 062 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Patos Fshat, Kukës. The epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Tirana (c. 374 800 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Durrës (c. 122 000 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Elbasan (c. 100 900 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Shkodër (c. 88 200 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Fier-Çifçi (c. 61 000 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Fier (c. 56 300 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Centar Župa (c. 45 400 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 21 km WSW of Mamurras, Albania. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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