A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Durres in Albania on Wednesday. Global time and date of event 27/11/19 / 2019-11-27 22:50:15 / November 27, 2019 @ 10:50 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 19.432° East, latitude 41.4701° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 23:50:15 / 11:50 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us70006dyf. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006dyf. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 36 km (22 miles) from Tirana (c. 374 800 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Durrës (c. 122 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Elbasan (c. 100 900 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Shkodër (c. 88 200 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Fier-Çifçi (c. 61 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Fier (c. 56 300 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Berat (c. 46 900 pop). Nearby country/countries, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Berat, Centar Župa, Patos Fshat (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 16 km N of Durres, Albania.
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