A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Lushnje in Albania. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:53:47 / 7:53 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us60006srv. Ids that are associated to the event: us60006srv. The epicenter was at a depth of 41.02 km (25 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/12/19 / 2019-12-17 18:53:47 / December 17, 2019 @ 6:53 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 41.02 km, 19.6385° East, 40.9817° North.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Struga, Rrëshen, Lezhë (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 41 km (26 miles) from Tirana (c. 374 800 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Durrës (c. 122 000 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Elbasan (c. 100 900 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Vlorë (c. 89 500 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Fier-Çifçi (c. 61 000 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Fier (c. 56 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 five, in the past 30 days thirty-nine and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 7 km NW of Lushnje, Albania.
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