A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Mamurras in Albania on Monday. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/12/19 / 2019-12-09 15:10:58 / December 9, 2019 @ 3:10 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:10:58 / 4:10 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us60006t8a. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006t8a. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 19.6274° East, 41.5518° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Country/countries that might be effected, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Macedonia (c. 2 062 000 pop). The epicenter was 30 km (18 miles) from Tirana (c. 374 800 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Durrës (c. 122 000 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Elbasan (c. 100 900 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Shkodër (c. 88 200 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Fier-Çifçi (c. 61 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Fier (c. 56 300 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Centar Župa (c. 45 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fier-Çifçi, Fier, Velesta.
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days fourty-five and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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