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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag strikes near Mamurras in Albania

Earthquake location 41.5275S, 19.5607WA 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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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 19.5607° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.5275° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.13 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12 km WSW of Mamurras, Albania Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-06-08 15:21:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-08 16:04:38 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 326 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.928 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.62 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 36 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000a7vx Id of event.
Event Code 6000a7vx An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000a7vx, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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