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Light earthquake, 4.9 mag was detected near Mamurras in Albania

Earthquake location 41.6065S, 19.495WA 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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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 16 km W of Mamurras, Albania.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 19.495° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.6065° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16km W of Mamurras, Albania Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-11-26 13:05:00 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-26 13:42:00 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 60 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 369 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.84 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.95 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 42 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70006d69 Id of event.
Event Code 70006d69 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70006d69, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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