Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - 12 km southeast of Casarano, Provincia di Lecce, Apulia, Italy, on Monday, 18 Jan 2021 12:14 am (GMT +1) -

Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - 12 km southeast of Casarano, Provincia di Lecce, Apulia, Italy, on Monday, 18 Jan 2021 12:14 am (GMT +1)

Light magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 10 km depth

17 Jan 23:19 UTC: First to report: NOA after 5 minutes.
17 Jan 23:21: Magnitude recalculated from 2.8 to 3.1.
Date & time: 17 Jan 2021 23:14:05 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Monday, 18 Jan 2021 12:14 am (GMT +1)
Magnitude: 3.1
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.9603°N / 18.2851°E (Provincia di Lecce, Apulia, Italy)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) WNW of Zona Industriale (pop: 13) --> See nearby quakes!
6 km (4 mi) E of Taurisano (pop: 10,800) --> See nearby quakes!
7 km (4 mi) WNW of Tricase (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (7 mi) ESE of Casarano (pop: 19,400) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) SSE of Galatina (pop: 19,600) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) ESE of Gallipoli (pop: 19,200) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (20 mi) SE of Nardò (pop: 29,700) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (25 mi) SSE of Copertino (pop: 23,500) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (109 mi) SE of bali (pop: 277,400) --> See nearby quakes!
531 km (330 mi) ESE of Rome (Latium) (pop: 2,318,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 3.9°C (39 F), humidity: 100%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from ENE
Primary data source: NOA (National Observatory of Athens)
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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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 3.110 km96 Km W From Othonoi, ItalyNOA

User reports for this quake (6)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
277.5 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Altamura (175.2 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / simple rolling (tilting sideways along one direction) / 5-10 s
Altamura (174 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Campi Salentina / not felt
Altamura / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 5-10 s
acquaviva delle fonti / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 2-5 s
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