Moderate mag. 3.8 earthquake - Adriatic Sea, 114 km south of Split, Croatia, on Sunday, 28 Mar 2021 6:43 pm (GMT +1) -
Moderate magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 2 km depth
28 Mar 17:45 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 3 minutes.
28 Mar 17:54: Magnitude recalculated from 4.2 to 4.1. Epicenter location corrected by 4.9 km (3.1 mi) towards W.
28 Mar 17:55: Now using data updates from EMSC
28 Mar 17:59: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 3.8. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 80.0 to 2.0 km (from 50 to 1.2 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 14 km (8.7 mi) towards E.
Update Sun, 28 Mar 2021, 17:51Moderate 4.2 quake hits near Manfredonia, Provincia di Foggia, Apulia, Italy
4.2 quake 28 Mar 6:43 pm (GMT +1)
The German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ) reported a magnitude 4.2 quake in Italy near Manfredonia, Provincia di Foggia, Apulia, only 8 minutes ago. The earthquake hit early evening on Sunday 28 March 2021 at 6:43 pm local time at a shallow depth of 10 km. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include San Menaio (pop. 250) located 59 km from the epicenter, Vico del Gargano (pop. 7,300) 64 km away, Vieste (pop. 11,200) 68 km away, Sannicandro Garganico (pop. 15,800) 76 km away, San Giovanni Rotondo (pop. 26,200) 87 km away, Termoli (pop. 31,000) 93 km away, Manfredonia (pop. 52,900) 93 km away, and San Severo (pop. 54,900) 98 km away.
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Date & time: 28 Mar 2021 17:43:06 UTC -
Local time at epicenter:
Sunday, 28 Mar 2021 6:43 pm (GMT +1)
Depth: 2.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 42.51°N / 16.12°E
Nearest volcano: Vesuvius
(235 km / 146 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:57 km (35 mi) S of Podhumlje
(pop: 32) --> See nearby quakes!73 km (45 mi) SW of Blato
(pop: 3,590) --> See nearby quakes!88 km (54 mi) NNE of Sannicandro Garganico (Provincia di Foggia, Italy)
(pop: 15,800) --> See nearby quakes!95 km (59 mi) NNE of San Giovanni Rotondo (Italy)
(pop: 26,200) --> See nearby quakes!97 km (60 mi) WSW of Korcula
(pop: 3,140) --> See nearby quakes!99 km (62 mi) N of Manfredonia (Italy)
(pop: 52,900) --> See nearby quakes!114 km (71 mi) SSW of Split
(pop: 176,300) --> See nearby quakes!119 km (74 mi) SSW of Solin
(pop: 20,200) --> See nearby quakes!137 km (85 mi) S of Sibenik (Općina Šibenik)
(pop: 37,100) --> See nearby quakes!368 km (228 mi) S of Zagreb
(pop: 699,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Few Clouds 11.7°C
(53 F), humidity: 84%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from NW
Primary data source: EMSC
(European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010
joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) More info
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.
|3.8||2 km||ADRIATIC SEA, Croatia||EMSC|
|3.8||10 km||Adriatico Centrale (MARE), Croatia||INGV|
|4.1||10 km||Adriatic Sea, Italy||GFZ|
|3.8||2 km||Vis / Adria, Croatia||ZAMG|
User reports for this quake (2)
5317.1 km E of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake
Zagreb-Trešnjevka (365.2 km N of epicenter) [Map]
/ not felt (reported through our app)
Earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900
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