A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Mamurras in Albania on Wednesday. The temblor was detected at 18:11:04 / 6:11 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 19.447° East, 41.5797° North, depth 10 km. Unique identifier: us70006dtl. Ids that are associated to the event: us70006dtl. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). 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 17:11:04 / November 27, 2019 @ 5:11 pm.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Macedonia (c. 2 062 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fier-Çifçi, Roskovec, . Event epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Tirana (c. 374 800 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Durrës (c. 122 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Elbasan (c. 100 900 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Shkodër (c. 88 200 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Fier-Çifçi (c. 61 000 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Fier (c. 56 300 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Centar Župa (c. 45 400 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 ten, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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: 20 km W of Mamurras, Albania.
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