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Weak mag. 2.9 earthquake - Adriatic Sea, 71 km northeast of Manfredonia, Provincia di Foggia, Apulia, Italy, on Thursday, Oct 21, 2021 at 1:30 am (GMT +1) -

Weak mag. 2.9 earthquake - Adriatic Sea, 71 km northeast of Manfredonia, Provincia di Foggia, Apulia, Italy, on Thursday, Oct 21, 2021 at 1:30 am (GMT +1) Weak mag. 2.9 earthquake - Adriatic Sea, 71 km northeast of Manfredonia, Provincia di Foggia, Apulia, Italy, on Thursday, Oct 21, 2021 at 1:30 am (GMT +1)

Weak magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 10 km depth

21 Oct 00:36 UTC: First to report: NOA after 6 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeOct 21, 2021 00:30:02 UTC -
Local time at epicenterThursday, Oct 21, 2021 at 1:30 am (GMT +1)
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude42.0492°N / 16.5661°E (Adriatic Sea, Italy)
Antipode42.049°S / 163.434°W
Shaking intensityWeak shaking
Felt1 report
Primary data sourceNOA (National Observatory of Athens)
Nearest volcanoVesuvius (225 km / 140 mi)
Nearby towns and cities38 km (23 mi) ENE of Vieste (Provincia di Foggia) (pop: 11,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
71 km (44 mi) NE of Manfredonia (pop: 52,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
79 km (49 mi) ENE of San Giovanni Rotondo (pop: 26,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
85 km (53 mi) NNE of Barletta (pop: 93,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
87 km (54 mi) N of Trani (pop: 54,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
90 km (56 mi) N of Bisceglie (pop: 53,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
94 km (58 mi) NNE of Andria (pop: 98,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
94 km (59 mi) N of Molfetta (pop: 59,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
107 km (66 mi) NE of Foggia (pop: 137,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
336 km (209 mi) E of Rome (pop: 2,318,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeFew Clouds 18.7°C (66 F), humidity: 71%, wind: 8 m/s (15 kts) from S
Estimated seismic energy released1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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2.910 kmItaly: 342 Km NW From OthonoiNOA


Seismic station: Castrocucco, Italy (CUC/MN network) | Distance from quake: 237 km / 147 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Castrocucco, Italy: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake (2)

At magnitude 2.9, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
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Silvi marina / not felt : Did not feel it  
Kameritsch AT / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s : Wake up by a loud Noise  

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