A 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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