A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Himarë in Albania. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/12/20 / 2020-12-19 00:53:12 / December 19, 2020 @ 12:53 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.77 km (5 miles). The temblor was picked up at 00:53:12 / 12:53 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 19.8724 East, latitude 40.0957 North, depth = 7.77 km. Unique identifier: us7000csar. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000csar.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 52 km (33 miles) from Vlorë (c. 89 500 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Fier-Çifçi (c. 61 000 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Fier (c. 56 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Berat (c. 46 900 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Kérkyra (c. 27 000 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Gjirokastër (c. 23 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gramsh, Kuçovë, Fier (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 one and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 10 km E of Himarë, Albania.
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