A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Lushnjë in Albania. The temblor was reported at 14:16:02 / 2:16 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/07/20 / 2020-07-26 14:16:02 / July 26, 2020 @ 2:16 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 19.7141 East, latitude 40.9526 North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us6000b4e8. Event ids that are associated: us6000b4e8. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Përmet, Ohrid, Debar (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 43 km (26 miles) from Tirana (c. 374 800 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Durrës (c. 122 000 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Elbasan (c. 100 900 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Vlorë (c. 89 500 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Fier-Çifçi (c. 61 000 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Fier (c. 56 300 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Ohrid (c. 54 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Macedonia (c. 2 062 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 1 km NNE of Lushnjë, Albania. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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