A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Mamurras in Albania on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us7000cnkw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cnkw. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/12/20 / 2020-12-06 07:19:43 / December 6, 2020 @ 7:19 am. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 19.5189° East, 41.5042° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:19:43 / 7:19 am (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Tirana (c. 374 800 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Durrës (c. 122 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Elbasan (c. 100 900 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Shkodër (c. 88 200 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Fier-Çifçi (c. 61 000 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Fier (c. 56 300 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Berat (c. 46 900 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kukës, Patos Fshat, Berat.
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 twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 16 km WSW of Mamurras, Albania.
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