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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag has occurred near Durres in Albania

Earthquake location 41.4703S, 19.4415WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Durres in Albania on Thursday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 28/11/19 / 2019-11-28 00:50:09 / November 28, 2019 @ 12:50 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 01:50:09 / 1:50 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us70006e0k. Ids that are associated to the event: us70006e0k. Exact location of earthquake, 19.4415° East, 41.4703° North, depth 10 km.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Patos Fshat, Centar Župa, Gramsh. Epicenter of the event was 35 km (22 miles) from Tirana (c. 374 800 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Durrës (c. 122 000 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Elbasan (c. 100 900 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Shkodër (c. 88 200 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Fier-Çifçi (c. 61 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Fier (c. 56 300 pop). Close country/countries, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop) (That might be effected).

In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 16 km N of Durres, Albania.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 19.4415° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.4703° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16km N of Durres, Albania Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-11-28 00:50:09 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-12-01 04:14:29 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 60 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 298 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 0.968 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.07 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 67 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70006e0k Id of event.
Event Code 70006e0k An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70006e0k, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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