A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Shijak in Albania on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 19.5379 East, latitude 41.399 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 03:59:24 / 3:59 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70006d1f. Unique identifier: us70006d1f. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/11/19 / 2019-11-26 02:59:24 / November 26, 2019 @ 2:59 am.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kukës, Vlorë, Delogožda. Event epicenter was 25 km (15 miles) from Tirana (c. 374 800 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from Durrës (c. 122 000 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Elbasan (c. 100 900 pop), 104 km (64 miles) from Vlorë (c. 89 500 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Shkodër (c. 88 200 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Fier-Çifçi (c. 61 000 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Fier (c. 56 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 6 km NNW of Shijak, Albania. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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