A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Kurbnesh in Albania. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 20.1611° East, 41.8524° North, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/01/20 / 2020-01-19 12:52:32 / January 19, 2020 @ 12:52 pm. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:52:32 / 1:52 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us60007ane. Event ids that are associated: us60007ane.
The epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from Tirana (c. 374 800 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Prizren (c. 171 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Durrës (c. 122 000 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Elbasan (c. 100 900 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Gjakovë (c. 94 200 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Shkodër (c. 88 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Kosovo (c. 1 800 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cërrik, Llazicë, Klina (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixty-one 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 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: 10 km NE of Kurbnesh, Albania.
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