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Unconfirmed earthquake or seismic-like event: Regierungsbezirk Arnsberg, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, Oct 13, 2021 5:32 pm (GMT +2) -

Unconfirmed earthquake or seismic-like event: Regierungsbezirk Arnsberg, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, Oct 13, 2021 5:32 pm (GMT +2)
13 Oct 15:38 UTC: First to report: VolcanoDiscovery after 6 minutes.
Date & time: Oct 13, 2021 15:32:12 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, Oct 13, 2021 5:32 pm (GMT +2)
Magnitude: 3.8?
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.26613°N / 8.35326°E (Regierungsbezirk Arnsberg, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany)
Antipode: 51.266°S / 171.647°W
Nearest volcano: Laacher See (17 km / 11 mi)
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21 km (13 mi) SW of Brilon (pop: 27,000) --> See nearby quakes!
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47 km (29 mi) ESE of Iserlohn (pop: 97,900) --> See nearby quakes!
105 km (65 mi) ENE of Köln (pop: 963,400) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (68 mi) E of Dusseldorf (pop: 573,100) --> See nearby quakes!
374 km (232 mi) WSW of Berlin (pop: 3,426,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 11°C (52 F), humidity: 81%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from NW
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Adam, Horst, Mülheim-Kärlich / Weak shaking (MMI III) / very short : Es waren innerhalb von max. 2 Minuten 2 leichte Erschütterungen, die am, wenn man schon Erdbeben von 5,9 erlebt hat, direkt als Erdbeben erkannt worden. Die erste Erschütterung war ganz kurz, wenige Sekunden, die zweite Erschütterung dauerte etwas län | 18 users found this interesting.  
30855 Langenhangen / Weak shaking (MMI III) / vibration and rolling : Weak | 18 users found this interesting.  
  • Es dauerte mehrere Minuten an. Fenster vibrierten und draußen hörte man etwas wie ein Grollen.
Hannover (155.1 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : Ähnlich wie Donnergrollen aber dauerhaft für 2-3 Minuten aber eher so gegen 16:45 Uhr | 12 users found this interesting.  
  • Ganz genau! Dies war auch in Wunstorf bei Hannover zu hören. Die Fensterscheiben haben vibriert. Es war wie starkes, aber weit entferntes Gewittergrollen, nur dumpfer und tiefer. Die Abfolge war häufiger als man es von Gewittern gewohnt ist.
Seelze (150.7 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : 3 or 4 bigger vibrations, i felt on the floor of my house und outside in front of it. Also a deep sound in the air for about 1 to 2 minutes, during the time which was very disturbing and strange,it was like a continuous thunder sound. | 9 users found this interesting.  
Niedersachsen Seelze Holunderweg (151.1 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Fühlte sich an, wie Erarbeiten. Wiederholendes Brummen mit Erschütterungen, in Intervalle. Dachte erst mein Kind macht über mir Seilspringen. Geschirr und Gläser klapperten in den Schränken. Dann dachte ich, es kommt vom Rangierbahnhof. Bis ich eben | 9 users found this interesting.  
Weißenthurm / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Man hat es richtig Abrollen gehört. Nach paar Sekunden war es auch schon vorbei. Als wäre ein LKW durchs Wohnzimmer gefahren | 7 users found this interesting. (reported through our app)  
Ronnenberg, Lower Saxony (147.9 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / vibration and rolling / 5-10 s : Dachte erst an ein Gewitter oder so, aber es fühlte sich an als würde ein grosser Bohrer durch die Erde gestoßen | 4 users found this interesting.  
Mülheim-Kärlich / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Ganz kurz innerhalb von 2 Minuten zwei kleine Erdbeben gespürt, kurzes starkes vibrieren mit dumpfen Geräuschen, Dauer maximal 5sek | 4 users found this interesting.  
Wunstorf (148.1 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating : Es fühle sich an, als ob jemand einen riesigen Subwoofer angeschmissen hat. Man spürte es im ganzen Körper. Erst dachte ich an Gewitter, aber die Länge des Grollens konnte kein Donner gewesen sein. | 3 users found this interesting.  
Urmitz / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 1-2 s : Ich habe ein leichtes grummeln und einen kurzen Ruck vernommen | 6 users found this interesting.  
Mülheim-Kärlich (114.2 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Weak shaking | 4 users found this interesting.  
Seelze / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 5-10 s : Es hörte sich an wie eine sehr tief fliegende (300m) Noratlas vom Fliegerhorst Wunstorf. Dieser Typ ist allerdings ausgemustert. Ich konnte die Lärmquelle verfolgen, sah dabei aber weit und breit kein Flugzeug. Teilweise war eine Amplitudenverdoppelung | 2 users found this interesting.  
Neuwied / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s : A shake that felt like moving from south to north. | 3 users found this interesting.  
Mülheim-Kärlich / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / single vertical bump / very short : Kräftiger Stoß, Sofa hat leicht gewackelt | 3 users found this interesting.  
Mülheim-Kärlich (114.8 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vibration and rolling / 1-2 s : 2 Times rolled | 2 users found this interesting.  
D-31515 Wunstorf, Germany (144.8 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : very long extreme low frequency noise like a permanent thunderstorm in a distance of 10 km or more. it remember such noise beeing equal during periods of detonations down to 1.8 km under the natural survace at a nearby (1 km) saltmine. but these detonatio  
Hannover Ahlem (153 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vibration and rolling / 20-30 s : Mein erster Gedanke war ein Erdbeben. Fenster, Wände und Boden vibrierten. Auf der Terrasse waren diese Geräusche Motorenähnlich (Gasstöße eines sehr großen voluminösen Motors)… mir war klar, dass kein Motor solche Erschütterungen mit dieser Lau  
Mülheim-Kärlich (126.5 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Erde hat gebebt, Grollen war zu hören. Dauerte ca. 4-5 Sek. an. Wenige Minuten später erneutes Beben, Dauer ca. 3- Sek., mit erneutem Grollen. Boden unter den Füßen hat vibriert.  
30853 Langenhagen / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating : I don't know if it was the same quake. | 2 users found this interesting.  
Neuwied / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 1-2 s : Kurzer Ruck. | 2 users found this interesting.  
Urmitz, Rhine / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Astonished, floor and wall shaking | 2 users found this interesting.  
Zuhause / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 1-2 s : Ja es war ein grollen, aber anders als bei einem Gewitter | 2 users found this interesting.  
Nordsehl / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 15-20 s : Wellenartiges Grollen, im ersten Moment dachten wir an Gewitter, war aber zu regelmäßig. Dann dachten wir an einen subwoofer oder Ähnliches.  
31515 Wunstorf / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 20-30 s : Die Gläser vibrierten im Schrank, es fühlte sich wie Donner beim Gewitter an oder als ob ein Überschallflugzeug in der Luft ist. Dachte erst, es ist der in der Nähe liegende Straßenbau, aber dort tat sich nichts.  
56220 Bassenheim / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s : Kurzes Grollen und Vibrieren, das direkt als Beben erkannt wurde, da das hier ja öfter vorkommt. | One user found this interesting.  
Urmitz / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake : Water in pond rippled and in the house plantsxand winfows | One user found this interesting.  
Weißenthurm / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 1-2 s : Leichte Vibrationen | One user found this interesting.  
Düsseldorf (108.4 km W of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
Wichtringhausen, kleines Eck (140.7 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 20-30 s : ich dachte, an einen Unfall mit Explosion auf der a2  
Seelze (150.8 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / vibration and rolling
Koblenz, Rheinland-Pfalz (117.3 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
Mülheim-Kärlich (114.7 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / very short
Bassenheim, Rheinland-Pfalz (118.9 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 1-2 s
Urmitz (111.1 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vibration and rolling / 2-5 s
Bad Orb, Darmstadt, Hessen (131.8 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : Nothing fel here..  
In the Car (111.3 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : Iwes in the Car , did not feel anything  
Mülheim-Kärlich, Rheinland-Pfalz (113.6 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
Kaltenengers, Rheinland-Pfalz (108.6 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Alken (136.3 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 1-2 s
Mülheim-K (114.6 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Weißenthurm (114 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s
Mülheim-Kaerlich (114.9 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s
Koblenz (111.6 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / very short
Sankt Sebastian, Rheinland-Pfalz (110.2 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Plaidt, Germany (118.2 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 10-15 s : I was sitting and read something.  
Koblenz (115.1 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating
Bad Berleburg / not felt
Paderborn / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s
Hannover Linden / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / complex motion difficult to describe / 5-10 s
Wennigsen deister / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Mülheim-Kärlich / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s
Buchholz Aller / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 20-30 s : Fenster und Boden hat vibriert. Das Donnern war lange zu hören. als wenn es sich weg bewegt.  
Auhagen / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Mülheim-Kärlich / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
Koblenz / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / very short
Garbsen Niedersachsen / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 10-15 s
45149 Essen / not felt (reported through our app)
Urmitz / not felt
Koblenz / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / very short
Essen / not felt
Birken-Honigsessen / not felt
Kobern-Gondorf / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Mülheim-Kärlich / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / very short
Mülheim-Kärlich / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Köln / not felt (reported through our app)
Attendorn / not felt : No  
Mülheim-Kärlich / Light shaking (MMI IV) / complex motion difficult to describe / 2-5 s
Niederfell / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 5-10 s
Mülheim-Kärlich / Weak shaking (MMI III)
56218 / Weak shaking (MMI III) / very short (reported through our app)
Kaltenengers / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / very short
56218 / Light shaking (MMI IV) / very short
Neuwied / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / very short
56220 Sankt Sebastian / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
Mülheim kärlich / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s
Kerben / Weak shaking (MMI III) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 1-2 s
Koblenz, Trifter Weg 22 / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s
Neuwied orffstrasse 30 56566 / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Koblenz / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / very short
Bendorf / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Koblenz-Kesselheim / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 1-2 s
Mülheim-Kärich / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Koblenz / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / very short : .  
56218 Mülheim-Kärlich / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Weißenthurm / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
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