Light mag. 2.8 earthquake - Jawor County, 17 km northwest of Waldenburg, Wałbrzych, Lower Silesia, Poland, on Thursday, Aug 26, 2021 8:24 am (GMT +2) -
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Light magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 0 km depth
26 Aug 09:57 UTC: First to report: NORSAR after 4 hours.
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, Aug 26, 2021 8:24 am (GMT +2)
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 50.89°N / 16.14°E↗ (Jawor County, Lower Silesia, Poland)
Antipode: 50.89°S / 163.86°W↗
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) E of Wierzchosławice (pop: 870) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) WNW of Freiburg (pop: 23,200) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) NNE of Landeshut (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) NNW of Boguszow-Gorce (pop: 16,700) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (10 mi) NW of Waldenburg (pop: 127,400) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (10 mi) WSW of Strzegom (pop: 17,000) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) S of Jawor (pop: 23,900) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) E of Jelenia Gora (Woiwodschaft Niederschlesien) (pop: 87,300) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (41 mi) WSW of Breslau (pop: 634,900) --> See nearby quakes!
368 km (229 mi) WSW of Warszawa (Mazovia) (pop: 1,702,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: NORSAR
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.8||0 km||Poland: EASTERN PART OF WEST EUROPEAN PLATFORM||NORSAR|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.