A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, Albania kilometers (0 miles) from Albania. Unique identifier: us60006rmb. Ids that are associated to the event: us60006rmb. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 19.5269° East, 41.3459° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 15/12/19 / 2019-12-15 01:18:36 / December 15, 2019 @ 1:18 am UTC/GMT. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:18:36 / 1:18 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 24 km (15 miles) from Tirana (c. 374 800 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from Durrës (c. 122 000 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Elbasan (c. 100 900 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Shkodër (c. 88 200 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Fier-Çifçi (c. 61 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Fier (c. 56 300 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Berat (c. 46 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Poliçan, Velesta, . Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 four, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
How would you describe the shaking?
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. 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: Albania.
Copyright © 2019 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.