A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Vore in Albania. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007guj. Id of event: us60007guj. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 19.6844° East, 41.3838° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was detected at 02:40:21 / 2:40 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/01/20 / 2020-01-27 01:40:21 / January 27, 2020 @ 1:40 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Poliçan, Bar, Delogožda. Epicenter of the earthquake was 13 km (8 miles) from Tirana (c. 374 800 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Durrës (c. 122 000 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Elbasan (c. 100 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Shkodër (c. 88 200 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Fier-Çifçi (c. 61 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Fier (c. 56 300 pop). Close country/countries, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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