A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Durres in Albania. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:02:49 / 12:02 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 19.4436° East, 41.4329° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006dyv. Id of event: us70006dyv. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/11/19 / 2019-11-27 23:02:49 / November 27, 2019 @ 11:02 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 33 km (21 miles) from Tirana (c. 374 800 pop), 12 km (8 miles) from Durrës (c. 122 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Elbasan (c. 100 900 pop), 71 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 Centar Župa, Berat, Debar (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 fifteen, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 12 km N of Durres, Albania.
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