A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Shijak in Albania. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:43:55 / 5:43 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/04/20 / 2020-04-13 16:43:55 / April 13, 2020 @ 4:43 pm. Event id: us70008vjq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008vjq. The epicenter was at a depth of 2.06 km (1 miles). Exact location of event, depth 2.06 km, 19.5039° East, 41.4879° North.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 32 km (20 miles) from Tirana (c. 374 800 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Durrës (c. 122 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Elbasan (c. 100 900 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Shkodër (c. 88 200 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Fier-Çifçi (c. 61 000 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Fier (c. 56 300 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Berat (c. 46 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Vevčani, Berat, Patos Fshat. Nearby country/countries, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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 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: 16 km NNW of Shijak, Albania.
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