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Light earthquake: M4.1 quake has struck near Durres in Albania

Earthquake location 41.4979S, 19.4246WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Durres in Albania. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/11/19 / 2019-11-26 04:47:00 / November 26, 2019 @ 4:47 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 05:47:00 / 5:47 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us60006pbs. Unique identifier: us60006pbs. Exact location of earthquake, 19.4246° East, 41.4979° North, depth 10 km.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Debar, Kuçovë, Roskovec. Nearby country/countries, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 38 km (24 miles) from Tirana (c. 374 800 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Durrës (c. 122 000 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Elbasan (c. 100 900 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Shkodër (c. 88 200 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Fier-Çifçi (c. 61 000 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Fier (c. 56 300 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-seven, in the last 10 days thirty-eight, in the past 30 days thirty-nine and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 19 km N of Durres, Albania.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 19.4246° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.4979° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 19km N of Durres, Albania Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-11-26 04:47:00 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-12-17 03:48:29 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 60 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 259 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.939 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.99 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 51 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us60006pbs Id of event.
Event Code 60006pbs An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60006pbs, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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