A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Shijak in Albania on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, 19.4929° East, 41.4713° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 22:13:06 / 10:13 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c6kg. Unique identifier: us6000c6kg. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/10/20 / 2020-10-07 22:13:06 / October 7, 2020 @ 10:13 pm UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Vevčani, , Berat. The epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Tirana (c. 374 800 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Durrës (c. 122 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Elbasan (c. 100 900 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Shkodër (c. 88 200 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Fier-Çifçi (c. 61 000 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Fier (c. 56 300 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Berat (c. 46 900 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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