A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Mamurras in Albania on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 16:11:56 / 4:11 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/11/19 / 2019-11-26 15:11:56 / November 26, 2019 @ 3:11 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us70006d70. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006d70. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 19.4706° East, 41.6204° North.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Podgorica, Centar Župa, Budva. Close country/countries that might be effected, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Montenegro (c. 667 000 pop), Macedonia (c. 2 062 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 44 km (27 miles) from Tirana (c. 374 800 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Podgorica (c. 136 500 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Durrës (c. 122 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Elbasan (c. 100 900 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Shkodër (c. 88 200 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Centar Župa (c. 45 400 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 19 km WNW of Mamurras, Albania. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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