Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - 1.1 km southwest of Barletta, Apulia, Italy, on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 08:13 GMT

Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - 1.1 km southwest of Barletta, Apulia, Italy, on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 08:13 GMT Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - 1.1 km southwest of Barletta, Apulia, Italy, on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 08:13 GMT

Moderate magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 10 km depth

21 May 08:16 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 3 minutes.
May 21 08:21: Magnitude recalculated from 4.6 to 4.3.

Earthquake details

Date & timeMay 21, 2019 08:13:32 UTC
Local time at epicenter
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude4.3
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude41.31°N / 16.27°E (Barletta - Andria - Trani, Apulia, Italy)
Antipode41.31°S / 163.73°W
Shaking intensityLight shaking
Felt27 reports
Primary data sourceGFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Nearest volcanoVesuvius (164 km / 102 mi)
Nearby towns and cities1 km (1 mi) WSW of Barletta (Apulien) (pop: 93,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
9 km (6 mi) NNW of Andria (Puglia) (pop: 98,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
12 km (8 mi) WNW of Trani (pop: 54,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
20 km (12 mi) ENE of Canosa di Puglia (pop: 30,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
21 km (13 mi) WNW of Bisceglie (pop: 53,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
21 km (13 mi) NW of Corato (Puglia) (pop: 46,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
30 km (19 mi) WNW of Molfetta (Puglia) (pop: 59,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
32 km (20 mi) E of Cerignola (pop: 54,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
54 km (34 mi) WNW of Bari (pop: 277,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
319 km (198 mi) E of Rome (Latium) (pop: 2,318,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.310 kmSouthern ItalyGFZ
4.010 kmSouthern ItalyEMSC
3.734 km4 km SE Barletta (BT) (Italy)INGV
4.015 kmItalija (Italy)SSS

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serrone -fr 273 km dall'epicentro (275.8 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
trani / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
serrone -fr 273 km dall'epicentro / not felt
Rohtak / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Barletta, Barletta - Andria - Trani, Apulia (1.7 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Molfetta / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Bali, Apulia (54 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Trani / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Bari / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Trani, Barletta - Andria - Trani, Apulia (12.7 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was standing in my apartment when I heard what sounded lik  
Bali, Apulia (55.5 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Bali, Apulia (55.5 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Valenzano, Bari, Apulia (57.3 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Sentito in maniera sussultoria preceduta da un boato (reported through our app)  
Silvi, Provincia di Teramo, Abruzzo (226.7 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Bari (55.4 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Ero seduta ed improvvisamente un forte rumore sordo e lo scricchiolio della porta blindata. Il sobbalzo da ferma...incredibilmente il lampadario non si e' mosso! Affascinante, non ho avuto paura...ma il 23.11.1980 a Napoli sì che ne ho avuta!!!  
Bari / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Palese / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : the table on the terrace trembled for about 3 seconds.  
Rohtak / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Modugno (49.8 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Bali, Apulia (54.7 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : While being inside my parked car I felt like someone had hit it while walking toward it. (reported through our app)  
Bisceglie (BT) / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Molfetta (35.6 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Altamura. / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Modugno, Bari, Apulia (51.5 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
canosa di puglia / Weak shaking (MMI III) : very sensitive lateral movment with external crack sound. people go outside house.  
Rodi garganico (75.9 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Paura (reported through our app)  
Molfetta, Bari, Apulia (29.6 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Bali, Apulia (55.5 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Valenzano, Bari, Apulia (57.3 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Trani (Italy, 12 km SE of epicenter) : Forte scossa a Trani. I palazzi si muovevano e sono cadute un po' di oggetti in casa. (reported through EMSC)  
Molfetta (Italy, 29 km SE of epicenter) : It lasted 5 seconds during which persistent tremor was sensibly percievable coming from the ground as if there was someone working with a jackhammer at a step from you. (reported through EMSC)  
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