A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Mamurras in Albania. Global time and date of event 26/11/19 / 2019-11-26 13:05:00 / November 26, 2019 @ 1:05 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us70006d69. Unique identifier: us70006d69. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 14:05:00 / 2:05 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude 19.495° East, latitude 41.6065° North, depth = 10 km.
Event epicenter was 41 km (26 miles) from Tirana (c. 374 800 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Podgorica (c. 136 500 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Durrës (c. 122 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Elbasan (c. 100 900 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Shkodër (c. 88 200 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Fier-Çifçi (c. 61 000 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Fier (c. 56 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Montenegro (c. 667 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vevčani, Gramsh, (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 six, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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