A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Durres in Albania on Friday. Exact location, longitude 19.4321° East, latitude 41.4433° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 22:05:32 / 10:05 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/01/20 / 2020-01-31 21:05:32 / January 31, 2020 @ 9:05 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us60007lq0. Unique identifier: us60007lq0.
Close country/countries, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 35 km (22 miles) from Tirana (c. 374 800 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Durrës (c. 122 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Elbasan (c. 100 900 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Shkodër (c. 88 200 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Fier-Çifçi (c. 61 000 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Fier (c. 56 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Centar Župa, Berat, Debar (min 5000 pop).
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 five and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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