A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Lushnjë in Albania. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 19.7171° East, 40.9965° North, depth 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/09/20 / 2020-09-24 19:21:40 / September 24, 2020 @ 7:21 pm. The temblor was picked up at 19:21:40 / 7:21 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us6000c0rq. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c0rq.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Macedonia (c. 2 062 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ohrid, Debar, Delogožda (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 38 km (23 miles) from Tirana (c. 374 800 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Durrës (c. 122 000 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Elbasan (c. 100 900 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Vlorë (c. 89 500 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Fier-Çifçi (c. 61 000 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Fier (c. 56 300 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Ohrid (c. 54 900 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 6 km N of Lushnjë, Albania. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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