A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Fushe-Kruje in Albania on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006pap. Id of event: us60006pap. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 19.656 East, latitude 41.4692 North, depth = 10 km. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:49:15 / 4:49 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/11/19 / 2019-11-26 03:49:15 / November 26, 2019 @ 3:49 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Berat, Velesta, Fier-Çifçi (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 21 km (13 miles) from Tirana (c. 374 800 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Durrës (c. 122 000 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Elbasan (c. 100 900 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Shkodër (c. 88 200 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Fier-Çifçi (c. 61 000 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Fier (c. 56 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-five, in the last 10 days fourty-six, in the past 30 days fourty-seven and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 5 km W of Fushe-Kruje, Albania.
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