A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Mamurras in Albania on Monday. The epicenter was at a depth of 3.13 km (2 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000a7vx. Unique identifier: us6000a7vx. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:21:51 / 3:21 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/06/20 / 2020-06-08 15:21:51 / June 8, 2020 @ 3:21 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 19.5607 East, latitude 41.5275 North, depth = 3.13 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The epicenter was 31 km (19 miles) from Tirana (c. 374 800 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Durrës (c. 122 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Elbasan (c. 100 900 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Shkodër (c. 88 200 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Fier-Çifçi (c. 61 000 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Fier (c. 56 300 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Berat (c. 46 900 pop). Close country/countries, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Berat, Velesta, Kukës (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 12 km WSW of Mamurras, Albania.
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