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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag has occurred near Durres in Albania

Earthquake location 41.4329S, 19.4436WA 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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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 19.4436° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.4329° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km N of Durres, 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 23:02:49 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-27 23:54:07 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 60 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 271 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 1.005 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.95 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 79 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 us70006dyv Id of event.
Event Code 70006dyv An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70006dyv, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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