A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Lezhe in Albania. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 19.457° East, 41.6566° North. Id of earthquake: us60006t8b. Event ids that are associated: us60006t8b. The temblor was reported at 16:04:57 / 4:04 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/12/19 / 2019-12-09 15:04:57 / December 9, 2019 @ 3:04 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Debar, Librazhd-Qendër, Podgorica (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 47 km (29 miles) from Tirana (c. 374 800 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Podgorica (c. 136 500 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Durrës (c. 122 000 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Elbasan (c. 100 900 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Shkodër (c. 88 200 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Lushnjë (c. 41 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Montenegro (c. 667 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days fourty-four and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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