Magnitude 4.4 earthquake strikes near Breslau, Wrocław, Lower Silesia, Poland

Thu, 13 Jan 2022, 12:22
4.4 quake 13 Jan 1:14 pm (GMT +1)
4.4 quake 13 Jan 1:14 pm (GMT +1)
Just 7 minutes ago, a 4.4-magnitude earthquake struck near Breslau, Wrocław, Lower Silesia, Poland. The tremor was recorded around noon on Thursday, January 13th, 2022, at 1:14 pm local time, at a shallow depth of 10 km below the surface.
The event was filed by the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ), the first seismological agency to report it.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 4.1 earthquake.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Breslau (pop. 634,900) located 76 km from the epicenter.
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Date & time: Jan 13, 2022 1:14 pm (GMT +1) local time (13 Jan 2022 12:14 GMT)
Magnitude: 4.4
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.54°N / 16.19°E (Polkowice County, Lower Silesia, Poland)
Primary data source: GFZ

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