International Disaster and Emergency Monitoring Center

Preliminary earthquake data and analysis


Earthquake Report
Base data
Event ID 452481
Event time 2021-05-12 05:05:21 (UTC)
Local time 2021-05-12 03:05:21 - [It was morning in the affected area.]
Last update 2021-05-12 05:39:00 (UTC)
Magnitude 2.5
Depth 3 km
Class Micro
Hypocenter Shallow depth
Mercalli scale 1
Possible effects People do not feel any Earth movement.
Data status
Data provider EMSC

Location
Continent Europe
Country Albania
Administration area Gjirokastër
Nearest settlement Golem
Distance 2 km
Course E
Surface type underground quake



Risk Analisys
Nearest nuclear power plants
There is no known nuclear power plant nearby.
Nearest marine ports
Vlores (51.08 km), Kerkira (61.57 km)
Nearest airports
Vlorë Air Base (53.43 km), Ioannis Kapodistrias International Airport (63.30 km), Kuçovë Air Base (67.11 km)
Nearest volcanoes
There is no known marine port nearby.
Quick Analysis
Due to the small magnitude of the earthquake and the moderate depth of the hypocenter, minimal damage is conceivable.