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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag has occurred near Kurbnesh in Albania

Earthquake location 41.8317S, 20.0042WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Kurbnesh in Albania. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006pbj. Id of event: us60006pbj. Global time and date of event 26/11/19 / 2019-11-26 03:09:57 / November 26, 2019 @ 3:09 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 20.0042° East, 41.8317° North. The temblor was reported at 04:09:57 / 4:09 am (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).

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Struga, Podgorica, Belčišta (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Montenegro (c. 667 000 pop), Kosovo (c. 1 800 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Tirana (c. 374 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Prizren (c. 171 500 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Podgorica (c. 136 500 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Durrës (c. 122 000 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Elbasan (c. 100 900 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Gjakovë (c. 94 200 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 fourty-four, in the last 10 days fourty-five, in the past 30 days fourty-six and in the last 365 days fifty-five 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 8 km NW of Kurbnesh, Albania. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 20.0042° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.8317° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km NW of Kurbnesh, 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 03:09:57 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-12-19 00:20:36 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 60 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 6 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.9 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 287 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 0.814 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.71 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 86 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 us60006pbj Id of event.
Event Code 60006pbj An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60006pbj, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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