A 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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