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Minor mag. 3.1 earthquake - Poland on Saturday, 15 August 2020

Minor mag. 3.1 earthquake  - Poland on Saturday, 15 August 2020
15 Aug 03:16 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 2 minutes.
Aug 15 03:20: Magnitude recalculated from 3.3 to 3.6.
Aug 15 06:38: Magnitude recalculated from 3.6 to 3.1.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 1.0 km.
Date & time: Saturday, 15 August 2020 03:14 UTC
Magnitude: 3.1
Depth: 1.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.68°N / 16.01°E (Poland)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) NE of Żukowice (pop: 900)
5 km (3 mi) NW of Głogów (pop: 68,500)
8 km (5 mi) NE of Drożów (pop: 100)
96 km (60 mi) NW of Wrocław (pop: 634,900)
102 km (64 mi) SW of Poznań (pop: 570,400)
173 km (107 mi) NE of Dresden (pop: 486,900)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sat, 15 Aug 03:14 UTCM 3.1 / 1 km PolandGFZ
Sat, 15 Aug 03:14 UTCM 3.9 / 2 km PolandEMSC
Sat, 15 Aug 03:14 UTCM 2.8 PolandNORSAR

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Katowice / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I felt one big Quake which was comarable with a gas explosion.

Earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900

Minor mag. 3.1 earthquake - Poland on Saturday, 15 August 2020
    Hint: Click on Date/Time to show latest first
  • Date / time UTC
    | Mag |
    Depth
    |
    Age
    |
    Distance
    | Details
  • 08 Jul 2020 05:19
    | 4.8 |
    3km / 1.9mi
    |
    16 weeks ago
    |
    17km / 10mi
    | Poland
  • 29 Aug 2019 00:50
    | 4.2 |
    10km / 6.2mi
    |
    1 year 9 weeks ago
    |
    18km / 11mi
    | Poland
  • 30 Jul 2020 15:36
    | 4.1 |
    10km / 6.2mi
    |
    13 weeks ago
    |
    21km / 13mi
    | Poland
  • 30 Nov 2019 04:58
    | 4.1 |
    10km / 6.2mi
    |
    48 weeks ago
    |
    15km / 10mi
    | Poland
  • 22 Jul 2020 01:46
    | 3.9 |
    10km / 6.2mi
    |
    14 weeks ago
    |
    20km / 12mi
    | Poland
  • 17 Jul 2020 04:24
    | 3.8 |
    10km / 6.2mi
    |
    15 weeks ago
    |
    15km / 9mi
    | Poland
  • 08 Jul 2020 06:18
    | 3.8 |
    1km / 0.6mi
    |
    16 weeks ago
    |
    20km / 12mi
    | Poland
  • 28 May 2020 23:17
    | 3.7 |
    10km / 6.2mi
    |
    22 weeks ago
    |
    22km / 14mi
    | Poland
  • 10 Jun 2020 16:34
    | 3.6 |
    10km / 6.2mi
    |
    20 weeks ago
    |
    8km / 5mi
    | Poland
  • 13 Jul 2020 19:34
    | 3.5 |
    1km / 0.6mi
    |
    15 weeks ago
    |
    21km / 13mi
    | Poland
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