Minor mag. 1.8 earthquake - Hérens District, 5.2 km southeast of Sion, Valais, Switzerland, on Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at 17:20 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 1.8 earthquake at 11 km depth
26 May 17:30 UTC: First to report: INGV after 9 minutes.
Depth: 10.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 46.2087°N / 7.417°E↗ (Hérens District, Valais, Switzerland)
Antipode: 46.209°S / 172.583°W↗
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) WSW of Vernamiège (pop: 150) --> See nearby quakes!
5 km (3 mi) ESE of Sion (pop: 28,000) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (7 mi) NNW of Evolène (pop: 1,560) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) SW of Sierre (pop: 15,800) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) E of Chamoson (pop: 2,630) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) NE of Bagnes (pop: 6,630) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) ENE of Martigny-Ville (Martigny) (pop: 14,800) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) E of Monthey (pop: 15,100) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) ESE of montoru (Vaud) (pop: 22,900) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) S of Bern (pop: 121,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INGV (Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 107 joules (8.78 kilowatt hours) More info
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|1.8||10.6 km||Switzerland: Confine Italia-Svizzera (SVIZZERA)||INGV|