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Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 3 km NE of Lushnjë, Albania

Earthquake location 40.9679S, 19.7379WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Lushnjë in Albania. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 23:25:09 / 11:25 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000c0c1. Event ids that are associated: us6000c0c1. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 23/09/20 / 2020-09-23 23:25:09 / September 23, 2020 @ 11:25 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 19.7379 East, latitude 40.9679 North, depth = 10 km.

Earthquake epicenter was 41 km (25 miles) from Tirana (c. 374 800 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Durrës (c. 122 000 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Elbasan (c. 100 900 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Vlorë (c. 89 500 pop), 31 km (20 miles) from Fier-Çifçi (c. 61 000 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Fier (c. 56 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lezhë, Ohrid, Debar (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 two and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 3 km NE of Lushnjë, Albania. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 19.7379° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.9679° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3 km NE of Lushnjë, Albania Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-09-23 23:25:09 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-09-23 23:36:15 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.2 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 285 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 1.254 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.14 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 40 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 us6000c0c1 Id of event.
Event Code 6000c0c1 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000c0c1, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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