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Weak mag. 2.3 earthquake - 34 km west of Nikšić, Montenegro, on Monday, Oct 25, 2021 at 10:13 pm (GMT +2) -

Weak mag. 2.3 earthquake - 34 km west of Nikšić, Montenegro, on Monday, Oct 25, 2021 at 10:13 pm (GMT +2) Weak mag. 2.3 earthquake - 34 km west of Nikšić, Montenegro, on Monday, Oct 25, 2021 at 10:13 pm (GMT +2)

Weak magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 10 km depth

25 Oct 20:15 UTC: First to report: VolcanoDiscovery after 3 minutes.
27 Oct 07:00: Now using data updates from ZAMG

Earthquake details

Date & timeOct 25, 2021 20:13:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenterMonday, Oct 25, 2021 at 10:13 pm (GMT +2)
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude42.75°N / 18.53°E (Opština Nikšić, Montenegro)
Antipode42.75°S / 161.47°W
Shaking intensityLight shaking
Felt5 reports
Primary data sourceZAMG (Zentralanstalt für Meteorologie und Geodynamik)
Nearby towns and cities16 km (10 mi) ENE of Trebinje (Srpska, Bosnia & Herzegovina) (pop: 33,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
16 km (10 mi) SSE of Bileća (Srpska, Bosnia & Herzegovina) (pop: 13,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
32 km (20 mi) NE of Cavtat (Dubrovačko-Neretvanska, Croatia) (pop: 2,150) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
32 km (20 mi) N of Igalo (Herceg Novi) (pop: 3,750) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
34 km (21 mi) W of Nikšić (pop: 58,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
35 km (22 mi) NNW of Baošići (Herceg Novi) (pop: 603) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
38 km (24 mi) NNW of Dobrota (Kotor) (pop: 5,440) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
46 km (28 mi) W of Zagrad (pop: 550) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
59 km (37 mi) SE of Stolac (Hercegovačko-neretvanski kanton, Federation of B&H, Bosnia & Herzegovina) (pop: 7,730) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
69 km (43 mi) WNW of Podgorica (pop: 236,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released1.8 x 108 joules (49.4 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
2.310 kmNear Nikšić, Opština Nikšić, MontenegroZAMG


Seismic station: Divcibare, Serbia (DIVS/MN network) | Distance from quake: 191 km / 119 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Divcibare, Serbia: 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 (5)

At magnitude 2.3, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people except under very favorable conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
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danilovgrad / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : short and vibrating like thunderstorm approx. 5-7 sec | 2 users found this interesting.  
Nikšić (37.9 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 1-2 s
Ostrog / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Light shaking  
Niks / Light shaking (MMI IV) / complex motion difficult to describe / 1-2 s
Cetinje / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 2-5 s : It was an earthquake  

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