A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Vore in Albania. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:03:00 / 4:03 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70006d0w. Event ids that are associated: us70006d0w. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/11/19 / 2019-11-26 03:03:00 / November 26, 2019 @ 3:03 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 19.5611° East, 41.4377° North.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 25 km (15 miles) from Tirana (c. 374 800 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Durrës (c. 122 000 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Elbasan (c. 100 900 pop), 108 km (67 miles) from Vlorë (c. 89 500 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Shkodër (c. 88 200 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Fier-Çifçi (c. 61 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Fier (c. 56 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vlorë, Belčišta, Poliçan (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirteen 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. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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