A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Rubik in Albania. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 19.7244° East, latitude 41.8387° North, depth = 13.68 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 13.68 km (9 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/09/20 / 2020-09-12 16:46:05 / September 12, 2020 @ 4:46 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bmgw. Unique identifier: us7000bmgw. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:46:05 / 4:46 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 57 km (36 miles) from Tirana (c. 374 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Podgorica (c. 136 500 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Durrës (c. 122 000 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Elbasan (c. 100 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Gjakovë (c. 94 200 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Shkodër (c. 88 200 pop). Close country/countries, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Montenegro (c. 667 000 pop), Kosovo (c. 1 800 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isniq, Vrutok, Danilovgrad.
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-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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