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Moderate earthquake, 5.3 mag has occurred near Mamurras in Albania

Earthquake location 41.5382S, 19.4661WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Mamurras in Albania. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:45:24 / 3:45 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70006dsc. Unique identifier: us70006dsc. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/11/19 / 2019-11-27 14:45:24 / November 27, 2019 @ 2:45 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 12.61 km (8 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 19.4661° East, 41.5382° North, depth 12.61 km.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Struga, Ballsh, Cetinje (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Montenegro (c. 667 000 pop). Event epicenter was 38 km (23 miles) from Tirana (c. 374 800 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Podgorica (c. 136 500 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Durrës (c. 122 000 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Elbasan (c. 100 900 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Shkodër (c. 88 200 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Fier-Çifçi (c. 61 000 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Fier (c. 56 300 pop).

There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days twenty-two 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.

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 19 km WSW of Mamurras, Albania.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 19.4661° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.5382° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 12.61 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 19km WSW 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 14:45:24 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-27 15:03:48 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 60 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 5 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 434 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 0.903 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.97 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 39 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70006dsc Id of event.
Event Code 70006dsc An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70006dsc, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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