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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag strikes near Kurbnesh in Albania

Earthquake location 41.8524S, 20.1611WA 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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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 20.1611° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.8524° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km NE of Kurbnesh, Albania Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-01-19 12:52:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-01-19 13:06:47 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 284 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 0.883 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.64 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 61 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 us60007ane Id of event.
Event Code 60007ane An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60007ane, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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