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Unconfirmed earthquake or seismic-like event: 3.5 km northwest of Öhringen, Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, 23 Jul 10:13 am (GMT +2) -

Unconfirmed earthquake or seismic-like event: 3.5 km northwest of Öhringen, Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, 23 Jul 10:13 am (GMT +2) Unconfirmed earthquake or seismic-like event: 3.5 km northwest of Öhringen, Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, 23 Jul 10:13 am (GMT +2)
23 Jul 08:22 UTC: First to report: VolcanoDiscovery after 9 minutes.
Update Fri, 23 Jul 2021, 10:08
Reported shaking near Stuttgart, Germany, likely from sonic boom
From available information at official sources, it seems that there was no earthquake, but a strong sonic boom that caused the reported shaking.
Update Fri, 23 Jul 2021, 08:41
Earthquake reported about 20 minutes ago near Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
We are receiving unverified early reports of seismic activity in or near Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany on 23 Jul 2021 (GMT) at approximately 08:13.
There are no details yet on the magnitude or depth of this earthquake. We expect more accurate data to emerge in the next few minutes. The location and magnitude mentioned are indicative and temporary until the AllQuakes monitoring service receives more exact scientific data from a national or international seismological agency. Check back here shortly and stay safe.

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Earthquake data

Date & time: Jul 23, 2021 08:13:20 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 23 Jul 10:13 am (GMT +2)
Magnitude: 3.8?
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 49.22723°N / 9.48632°E (Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany)
Antipode: 49.227°S / 170.514°W
Nearest volcano: Laacher See (229 km / 142 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (2 mi) NNW of Öhringen (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) WSW of Kuenzelsau (pop: 15,100) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) ENE of Neckarsulm (pop: 27,400) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (13 mi) ENE of Heilbronn (pop: 120,700) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) NW of Schwäbisch Hall (pop: 36,500) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) ESE of Mosbach (pop: 25,100) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) N of Backnang (Regierungsbezirk Stuttgart) (pop: 35,800) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (26 mi) NNE of Ludwigsburg (pop: 87,600) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) NNE of Stuttgart (pop: 589,800) --> See nearby quakes!
458 km (285 mi) SW of Berlin (pop: 3,426,400) --> See nearby quakes!
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Sindelfingen / not felt : „Bei dem Knall hat es sich um ein Überschallflugzeug gehandelt, das in diesem Moment die Schallmauer durchbrach“, so eine Sprecherin der Polizei. | 9 users found this interesting.  
  • Es war wohl dieser Eurofighter hier: globe.adsbexchange.com/?icao=3ebe23 Urhzeit und Fluggeschwindigkeit passen zum Überschallknall.
  • Das war eine Detonation hier bei mir in Vaihingen in den Patch Barracks. Kurz drauf zwei Militärhubschrauber am Himmel.
  • Nach dem Überschallknall hätte man das Flugzeug gehört. Dies war hier aber nicht der Fall. Hat sich eher angehört wie eine Explosion mit Druckwelle.
Stuttgart Dürrlewang / not felt : Sounded like a big explosion, started with a rolling sound and then a real loud bang occured. Not sure if it was really a quake or an explosion. | 8 users found this interesting.  
Sindelfingen, Regierungsbezirk Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg (61.9 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single vertical bump / 2-5 s : It sounded like a bomb went off outside and I felt a vibration through my body. Almost like when they set cannons off back in the states on base. | 6 users found this interesting.  
Vaihingen (62.1 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / very short : It sounded like a bomb went off. | 7 users found this interesting.  
71063 Sindelfingen / not felt : "The bang was a supersonic aircraft that broke the sound barrier at that | 7 users found this interesting.  
Gerlingen (56.8 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : I was in a phone call with a working colleague in Rutesheim. About 15 to 20km away and he got the same shaking 5 seconds later than me. | 4 users found this interesting.  
Stuttgart-Plieningen (58.9 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s : I heard a sound like approaching truck and then suddenly the whole house jolted and the windows shook with a loud sound | 4 users found this interesting.  
71063 Sindelfingen / not felt : It rather felt like an explosion (short detonation with echo). | 6 users found this interesting.  
Vaihingen Germany / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s : Felt like an large explosion | 5 users found this interesting.  
Birgit, Stuttgart-Büsnau / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / very short : sounded like an explosion, according to police it was a plane breaking the sound barrier | 4 users found this interesting.  
70499 (55.6 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Thought somebody shut a heavy door or something big felt down, didn‘t recognize this could be an earthquake at first. | One user found this interesting.  
Stuttgart Degerloch / Weak shaking (MMI III) / very short : News says it was a Plane breaking the speed of sound | 3 users found this interesting.  
Sindelfingen / not felt : Heard something like an explosion, but did not notice shaking. | 3 users found this interesting.  
Sindelfingen / not felt : Felt like an explosion with a loud bang. | 3 users found this interesting.  
Stuttgart, Germany / not felt : Sounded like a boom not an earthquake | 3 users found this interesting.  
Gerlingen (57 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 1-2 s : Sounds like an explosion | 2 users found this interesting.  
Leinfelden-Echterdingen, Regierungsbezirk Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg (61.4 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 2-5 s : I felt like the house was shaking a little for a moment. | 2 users found this interesting.  
Stuttgart Mitte / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : It was a “boom” and “snapping” noise at the same time with a small amount of rattling. It woke me from my sleep and I thought one of my kids had jumped off of the couch (or something) but I realized that there were still asleep. | One user found this interesting.  
Simmozheim / not felt : there was a noise like something big felt down but I didn't feel it (similar like the one in June where the Epi was in Strasbourg) | One user found this interesting.  
Sindelfingen / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / very short : I heard a loud BOOM and it felt like a truck had slammed into the building. I am 5 stories up, on the 4th floor of a modern concrete apartment building. | One user found this interesting.  
Gerlingen / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / very short : It sounded like someone slammed an extremely heavy door or something heavy fell over. There was a quick shake along with the sound. | One user found this interesting.  
Sindelfingen (65.6 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : This was not an earthquake, this was a plane by the Bundeswehr lol They tested something. You can read this in the newspaper. But I really felt nothing and I slept while this happend.  
Leonberg Germany / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / very short : I thought it was an explosion in the neighborhood. Windows rattled and floor shook | 2 users found this interesting.  
Vaihingen / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / very short : No shaking, just a loud boom like a bomb detonated. | 2 users found this interesting.  
Stuttgart Degerloch / Weak shaking (MMI III) / very short : Like an explosion | 2 users found this interesting.  
Sindelfingen / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / very short : There was a very loud boom and the windows shook a little bit. | 2 users found this interesting.  
Leonberg (59.6 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : I felt nothing | One user found this interesting.  
Stuttgart-Möhringen (61.6 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / very short : I felt a blast | One user found this interesting.  
Stuttgart Nord (54.3 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 1-2 s : Sounded like a car hit the side of our apt, big boom and shake. | One user found this interesting.  
Stuttgart (Baden-Württemberg) (60.2 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s : Druckwelle | One user found this interesting.  
Pullman Hotel, Vaihingen / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s : It sounded more like a really loud sonic boom that shook the entire hotel. When I looked out the window it sounded as if   
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