A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Mamurras in Albania on Sunday. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:14:28 / 12:14 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us60006nrf. Event ids that are associated: us60006nrf. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 19.4925° East, 41.5338° North, depth 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/12/19 / 2019-12-07 23:14:28 / December 7, 2019 @ 11:14 pm.
Nearby country/countries, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Macedonia (c. 2 062 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 36 km (22 miles) from Tirana (c. 374 800 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Durrës (c. 122 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Elbasan (c. 100 900 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Shkodër (c. 88 200 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Fier-Çifçi (c. 61 000 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Fier (c. 56 300 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Centar Župa (c. 45 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gramsh, , Fier-Çifçi (min 5000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twenty-nine and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 17 km WSW of Mamurras, Albania.
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