Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - 1.7 km south of San Colombano al Lambro, Milan, Lombardy, Italy, on Tuesday, 29 Dec 2020 2:02 pm (GMT +1) -

Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - 1.7 km south of San Colombano al Lambro, Milan, Lombardy, Italy, on Tuesday, 29 Dec 2020 2:02 pm (GMT +1)

Light magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 10 km depth

29 Dec 13:29 UTC: First to report: RENASS after 26 minutes.
Date & time: 29 Dec 2020 13:02:56 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, 29 Dec 2020 2:02 pm (GMT +1)
Magnitude: 3.1
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 45.168°N / 9.485°E (Milan, Lombardy, Italy)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (0 mi) NNE of Belfuggito (pop: 47) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) S of Lodi (pop: 40,800) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) NW of Piacenza (Emilia-Romagna) (pop: 93,200) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) SSE of Melegnano (pop: 16,700) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) E of Pavia (pop: 65,700) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) SW of Crema (pop: 31,500) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) SSE of San Donato Milanese (pop: 28,400) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) SE of Rozzano (pop: 39,700) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) SE of Milan (pop: 1,236,800) --> See nearby quakes!
438 km (272 mi) NNW of Roma (Latium) (pop: 2,318,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Mist 0.4°C (33 F), humidity: 100%, wind: 3 m/s (5 kts) from WNW
Primary data source: RENASS (Réseau National de Surveillance Sismique (RéNaSS))
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) More info
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3.110 kmNORTHERN ITALY - 10km De Sant'Angelo LodigianoRENASS

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Corneliano Bertario (33.1 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / very short : 2nd floor of building on couch, felt light gentle lateral waves for 2 seconds, dog slept through it  
103.3 km E of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Objects shaking for about 5 seconds.  
40.3 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
40.7 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Truccazzano / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / very short : Smooth lateral waves lasted 2 seconds.. was sitting on my couch on 2nd floor of building  
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