A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Vore in Albania on Tuesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/01/20 / 2020-01-28 20:15:08 / January 28, 2020 @ 8:15 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 21:15:08 / 9:15 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us60007ifh. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007ifh. Exact location, longitude 19.5304° East, latitude 41.4606° North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Poliçan, Selenicë, Delogožda (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 28 km (18 miles) from Tirana (c. 374 800 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Durrës (c. 122 000 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Elbasan (c. 100 900 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Shkodër (c. 88 200 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Fier-Çifçi (c. 61 000 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Fier (c. 56 300 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Berat (c. 46 900 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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