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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag has occurred near Shijak in Albania

Earthquake location 41.4297S, 19.5014WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Shijak in Albania on Monday. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/11/19 / 2019-11-25 20:57:17 / November 25, 2019 @ 8:57 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 19.5014 East, latitude 41.4297 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us70006fku. Ids that are associated to the event: us70006fku. The temblor was reported at 21:57:17 / 9:57 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Close country/countries that might be effected, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 29 km (18 miles) from Tirana (c. 374 800 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Durrës (c. 122 000 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Elbasan (c. 100 900 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Shkodër (c. 88 200 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Fier-Çifçi (c. 61 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Fier (c. 56 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Berat, Patos Fshat.

In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-one, in the last 10 days thirty-two, in the past 30 days thirty-three and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 10 km NNW of Shijak, Albania. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 19.5014° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.4297° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km NNW of Shijak, Albania Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-11-25 20:57:17 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-12-11 20:04:40 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 271 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 1.015 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.45 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 50 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 us70006fku Id of event.
Event Code 70006fku An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70006fku, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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