Small 3.5 quake hits near Vienna, Austria
Sat, 24 Apr 2021, 09:4009:40 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
An earthquake of magnitude 3.5 occurred only 8 minutes ago 45 km south of Vienna, Austria, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) reported.
3.5 quake 24 Apr 11:30 am (GMT +2)
The quake hit at a very shallow depth of 5 km beneath the epicenter near Vienna, Austria, in the morning on Saturday 24 April 2021 at 11:30 am local time. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake was probably felt by many people in the area of the epicenter. It should not have caused significant damage, other than objects falling from shelves, broken windows, etc.
In Neudörfl (pop. 4,600) located 2 km from the epicenter, the quake should have been felt as light shaking.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Wiener Neustadt (pop. 44,800) located 5 km from the epicenter.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Eisenstadt (pop. 9,200) located 17 km from the epicenter, Baden bei Wien (pop. 26,300) 22 km away, Favoriten (pop. 201,900) 40 km away, Meidling (pop. 97,600) 40 km away, Simmering (pop. 101,400) 43 km away, Vienna (pop. 1,691,500) 45 km away, Ottakring (pop. 104,600) 45 km away, and Donaustadt (pop. 187,000) 49 km away.
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Date & time: 24 Apr 2021 11:30 am (GMT +2) local time (24 Apr 2021 09:30 GMT)
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 47.81°N / 16.3°E (Mattersburg District, Burgenland, Austria)
Primary data source: EMSC
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