A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Mamurras in Albania. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/11/19 / 2019-11-27 20:27:06 / November 27, 2019 @ 8:27 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 19.4387° East, 41.5391° North, depth 10 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:27:06 / 9:27 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006pd8. Id of event: us60006pd8. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 39 km (25 miles) from Tirana (c. 374 800 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Durrës (c. 122 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Elbasan (c. 100 900 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Shkodër (c. 88 200 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Fier-Çifçi (c. 61 000 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Fier (c. 56 300 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Centar Župa (c. 45 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Centar Župa, Fier-Çifçi, Roskovec. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Macedonia (c. 2 062 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty, in the last 10 days thirty-two, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days fourty-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.
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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. 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: 21 km WSW of Mamurras, Albania.
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