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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag strikes near Vore in Albania

Earthquake location 41.3838S, 19.6844WA 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 2 km ESE of Vore, Albania.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 19.6844° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.3838° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km ESE of Vore, Albania Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-01-27 01:40:21 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-01-27 02:03:52 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 60 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 5 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.9 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 300 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 1.091 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.02 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 83 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 us60007guj Id of event.
Event Code 60007guj An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60007guj, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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