A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Durres in Albania. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/12/19 / 2019-12-01 06:04:19 / December 1, 2019 @ 6:04 am. Exact location of event, longitude 19.4232 East, latitude 41.5171 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us70006ey5. Unique identifier: us70006ey5. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 07:04:19 / 7:04 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Debar, Kuçovë, Fier-Çifçi (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 39 km (24 miles) from Tirana (c. 374 800 pop), 22 km (13 miles) from Durrës (c. 122 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Elbasan (c. 100 900 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Shkodër (c. 88 200 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Fier-Çifçi (c. 61 000 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Fier (c. 56 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twenty-three, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 21 km N of Durres, Albania.
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