A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Durres in Albania on Tuesday. Exact location, longitude 19.5019° East, latitude 41.3518° North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006czu. Id of event: us70006czu. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/11/19 / 2019-11-26 01:47:55 / November 26, 2019 @ 1:47 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 02:47:55 / 2:47 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop). The epicenter was 27 km (17 miles) from Tirana (c. 374 800 pop), 6 km (4 miles) from Durrës (c. 122 000 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Elbasan (c. 100 900 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Shkodër (c. 88 200 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Fier-Çifçi (c. 61 000 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Fier (c. 56 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Berat (c. 46 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Poliçan, Velesta, (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-four, in the last 10 days thirty-five, in the past 30 days thirty-six and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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