Weak mag. 3.1 earthquake - 8.7 km SSW of Benevento, Italy, on Thursday, Nov 5, 2020 4:43 pm (GMT +1) -

Weak mag. 3.1 earthquake - 8.7 km SSW of Benevento, Italy, on Thursday, Nov 5, 2020 4:43 pm (GMT +1)

Weak magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 14 km depth

5 Nov 15:59 UTC: First to report: INGV after 16 minutes.
Date & time: Nov 5, 2020 15:43:26 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, Nov 5, 2020 4:43 pm (GMT +1)
Magnitude: 3.1
Depth: 14.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 41.0558°N / 14.7492°E (Provincia di Benevento, Campania, Italy)
Antipode: 41.056°S / 165.251°W
Nearest volcano: Vesuvius (38 km / 24 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
0 km (0 mi) W of Manni (pop: 72) --> See nearby quakes!
9 km (5 mi) SSW of Benevento (pop: 48,900) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) NNW of Avellino (pop: 48,100) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) NE of Nola (pop: 24,100) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) ENE of Marigliano (pop: 29,900) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) E of Maddaloni (Provincia di Caserta) (pop: 34,500) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) E of Caserta (pop: 72,800) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) ENE of Afragola (pop: 62,800) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) ENE of Naples (pop: 959,500) --> See nearby quakes!
208 km (129 mi) ESE of loma (Latium) (pop: 2,318,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 17.6°C (64 F), humidity: 62%, wind: 0 m/s (1 kts) from NNE
Primary data source: INGV (Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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3.114 km1 Km NW Ceppaloni (BN), ItalyINGV
3.114 kmBenevento / Italien, ItalyZAMG

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Benevento (6.5 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
(Italy, 35 km W of epicenter) : Non sentito, ma notato solo perché il liquido nella bottiglia sul tavolo ha oscillato per una decina di secondi. Lampadari fermi. (reported through EMSC)  
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