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Light earthquake: M4.7 quake has struck near Erseke in Albania

Earthquake location 40.4419S, 20.7188WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Erseke in Albania on Saturday. The temblor was detected at 14:01:17 / 2:01 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 29/06/19 / 2019-06-29 13:01:17 / June 29, 2019 @ 1:01 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 20.7188° East, 40.4419° North. Event id: us700047af. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700047af.

Epicenter of the event was 92 km (57 miles) from Elbasan (c. 100 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Bitola (c. 86 500 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Ioánnina (c. 64 000 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Korçë (c. 58 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Ohrid (c. 54 900 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Berat (c. 46 900 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Struga (c. 37 400 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 city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Belčišta, Demir Hisar, Patos Fshat.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 12 km NNE of Erseke, Albania.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 20.7188° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.4419° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km NNE of Erseke, Albania Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-06-29 13:01:17 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-06-29 13:15:04 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 60 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 340 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 0.609 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.26 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 61 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us700047af Id of event.
Event Code 700047af An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us700047af, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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