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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag was detected near Mamurras in Albania

Earthquake location 41.5798S, 19.4896WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Mamurras in Albania. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 19.4896° East, 41.5798° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us70006dpv. Unique identifier: us70006dpv. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:03:35 / 12:03 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/11/19 / 2019-11-27 11:03:35 / November 27, 2019 @ 11:03 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Centar Župa, Debar, Librazhd-Qendër. Earthquake epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Tirana (c. 374 800 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Durrës (c. 122 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Elbasan (c. 100 900 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Shkodër (c. 88 200 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Centar Župa (c. 45 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Lushnjë (c. 41 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Macedonia (c. 2 062 000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 16 km W of Mamurras, Albania.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 19.4896° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.5798° 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 2019-11-27 11:03:35 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-27 12:57:31 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 60 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 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 259 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 0.866 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.78 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 48 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 us70006dpv Id of event.
Event Code 70006dpv An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70006dpv, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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