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Moderate earthquake 5.2 mag, 13 km SSW of Korce, Albania

Earthquake location 40.5014S, 20.7219WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Korce in Albania. Id of earthquake: us70003u1a. Event ids that are associated: us70003u1a. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:26:19 / 5:26 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 20.7219° East, 40.5014° North, depth 10 km. Global time and date of event 01/06/19 / 2019-06-01 04:26:19 / June 1, 2019 @ 4:26 am UTC/GMT.

The epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Elbasan (c. 100 900 pop), 104 km (65 miles) from Vlorë (c. 89 500 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Bitola (c. 86 500 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Ioánnina (c. 64 000 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Fier-Çifçi (c. 61 000 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Korçë (c. 58 300 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Fier (c. 56 300 pop). Close country/countries, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Macedonia (c. 2 062 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Krivogashtani, Vlorë (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 13 km SSW of Korce, Albania.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 20.7219° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.5014° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km SSW of Korce, Albania Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-06-01 04:26:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-06-01 04:45:15 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 60 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 416 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.06 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.29 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 33 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70003u1a Id of event.
Event Code 70003u1a An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70003u1a, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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