A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Shijak in Albania. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60009dg4. Id of event: us60009dg4. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:15:03 / 9:15 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 19.533 East, latitude 41.4185 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/04/20 / 2020-04-27 20:15:03 / April 27, 2020 @ 8:15 pm.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Peshkopi, Fier-Çifçi, Fier. Event epicenter was 26 km (16 miles) from Tirana (c. 374 800 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Durrës (c. 122 000 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Elbasan (c. 100 900 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Shkodër (c. 88 200 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Fier-Çifçi (c. 61 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 8 km NNW of Shijak, Albania. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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