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Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - Adriatic Sea, 65 km north of Sannicandro Garganico, Italy, on Saturday, Mar 27, 2021 at 3:21 pm (GMT +1) -

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 5.5 quake Adriatic Sea, 93 km south of Split, Croatia, Mar 27, 2021 2:47 pm (GMT +1), which had occurred 34 minutes earlier.
Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - Adriatic Sea, 65 km north of Sannicandro Garganico, Italy, on Saturday, Mar 27, 2021 at 3:21 pm (GMT +1) Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - Adriatic Sea, 65 km north of Sannicandro Garganico, Italy, on Saturday, Mar 27, 2021 at 3:21 pm (GMT +1)

Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 100 km depth

27 Mar 14:49 UTC: First to report: INGV after 27 minutes.
27 Mar 14:52: Now using data updates from EMSC
27 Mar 15:58: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 11.0 to 10.0 km (from 6.8 to 6.2 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 68 km (42 mi) towards SW.
27 Mar 18:50: Magnitude recalculated from 4.0 to 4.4. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 100.0 km (from 6.2 to 62 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 15 km (9.2 mi) towards NE.

Earthquake details

Date & timeMar 27, 2021 14:21:51 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSaturday, Mar 27, 2021 at 3:21 pm (GMT +1)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude4.4
Depth100.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude42.38°N / 15.87°E (Adriatic Sea, Italy)
Antipode42.38°S / 164.13°W
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt3 reports
Primary data sourceEMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Nearby towns and cities41 km (26 mi) NE of San Nicola di Tremiti (pop: 131) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
61 km (38 mi) NNW of Vieste (Provincia di Foggia) (pop: 11,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
65 km (41 mi) NNE of Sannicandro Garganico (Provincia di Foggia) (pop: 15,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
76 km (47 mi) N of San Giovanni Rotondo (pop: 26,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
83 km (52 mi) N of Manfredonia (pop: 52,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
84 km (52 mi) ENE of Termoli (pop: 31,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
87 km (54 mi) NNE of San Severo (pop: 54,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
90 km (56 mi) NNE of Torremaggiore (Provincia di Foggia) (pop: 17,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
163 km (101 mi) NNW of Bari (pop: 277,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
282 km (175 mi) ENE of Rome (pop: 2,318,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
117 km (72 mi) SSW of Solta Island (pop: 1,480) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 12.2°C (54 F), humidity: 82%, wind: 5 m/s (10 kts) from S
Estimated seismic energy released2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 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
4.4100 kmADRIATIC SEA, ItalyEMSC
4.011 kmADRIATIC SEA, CroatiaINGV
4.410 kmAdriatic Sea, ItalyGFZ
4.4100 kmVis / Adria, CroatiaZAMG

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Ripalvella (296 km W of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Split (130.7 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Vieste / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / rattling, vibrating / 20-30 s
Vieste / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / rattling, vibrating : It’s shaking strong like the car pulled over the building next to it. strong shaking.  
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