A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Mamurras in Albania on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/11/19 / 2019-11-26 03:25:23 / November 26, 2019 @ 3:25 am. The temblor was reported at 04:25:23 / 4:25 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us60006pac. Event ids that are associated: us60006pac. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 19.6224 East, latitude 41.5689 North, depth = 10 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Velesta, Roskovec, Gramsh. Close country/countries, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Macedonia (c. 2 062 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 31 km (20 miles) from Tirana (c. 374 800 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Durrës (c. 122 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Elbasan (c. 100 900 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Shkodër (c. 88 200 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Centar Župa (c. 45 400 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Lushnjë (c. 41 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-eight, in the last 10 days thirty-nine, in the past 30 days fourty and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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