A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Fushe-Kruje in Albania on Monday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/12/19 / 2019-12-02 08:26:24 / December 2, 2019 @ 8:26 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70006f7r. Event ids that are associated: us70006f7r. The temblor was detected at 09:26:24 / 9:26 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 19.6237° East, 41.4883° North.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Delogožda, Struga, Patos Fshat. Earthquake epicenter was 24 km (15 miles) from Tirana (c. 374 800 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Durrës (c. 122 000 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Elbasan (c. 100 900 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Shkodër (c. 88 200 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Fier-Çifçi (c. 61 000 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Fier (c. 56 300 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Berat (c. 46 900 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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. 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: 7 km W of Fushe-Kruje, Albania.
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