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Strong earthquake 6.4 mag, 10 km NW of Shijak, Albania

Earthquake location 41.4208S, 19.4843WA earthquake magnitude 6.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Shijak in Albania. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 19.4843 East, latitude 41.4208 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us70006d0m. Ids that are associated to the event: us70006d0m. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/11/19 / 2019-11-26 02:54:10 / November 26, 2019 @ 2:54 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 03:54:10 / 3:54 am (local time epicenter).

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tivat, Dobrota, Danilovgrad (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Montenegro (c. 667 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 30 km (19 miles) from Tirana (c. 374 800 pop), 115 km (71 miles) from Podgorica (c. 136 500 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Durrës (c. 122 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Elbasan (c. 100 900 pop), 106 km (66 miles) from Vlorë (c. 89 500 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Shkodër (c. 88 200 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Fier-Çifçi (c. 61 000 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Fier (c. 56 300 pop).

Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. There are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 10 km NW of Shijak, Albania.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 6.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 19.4843° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.4208° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km NW of Shijak, Albania Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-11-26 02:54:10 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-26 03:14:39 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 60 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 36 The total number of felt reports
CDI 8.6 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 661 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 1.021 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.01 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 39 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 us70006d0m Id of event.
Event Code 70006d0m An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70006d0m, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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