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Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - 18 km south of Pesaro, The Marches, Italy, on Friday, Oct 29, 2021 at 12:53 pm (GMT +2) -

Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - 18 km south of Pesaro, The Marches, Italy, on Friday, Oct 29, 2021 at 12:53 pm (GMT +2) Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - 18 km south of Pesaro, The Marches, Italy, on Friday, Oct 29, 2021 at 12:53 pm (GMT +2)

Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 38 km depth

29 Oct 10:55 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 3 minutes.
29 Oct 10:59: Magnitude recalculated from 4.7 to 4.5. Epicenter location corrected by 3.7 km (2.3 mi) towards NNW.
29 Oct 11:03: Now using data updates from INGV
29 Oct 11:37: Magnitude recalculated from 4.3 to 4.1.
Update Fri, 29 Oct 2021, 11:03
Magnitude 4.5 earthquake strikes near Pesaro, Pesaro and Urbino, The Marches, Italy
4.5 quake 29 Oct 12:53 pm (GMT +2)
4.5 quake 29 Oct 12:53 pm (GMT +2)
The German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ) reported a magnitude 4.5 quake in Italy near Pesaro, Pesaro and Urbino, The Marches, only 10 minutes ago. The earthquake hit around noon on Friday, October 29th, 2021, at 12:53 pm local time at a shallow depth of 10 km. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
A second report was later issued by Italy's National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology (INGV), which listed it as a magnitude 4.3 earthquake. A third agency, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), reported the same quake at magnitude 4.9.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake was probably felt by many people in the area of the epicenter. It should not have caused significant damage, other than objects falling from shelves, broken windows, etc.
In Falciraga (pop. 53) located 0 km from the epicenter, Fano (pop. 39,000) 5 km away, and Pesaro (pop. 77,200) 8 km away, the quake should have been felt as light shaking.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Senigallia (pop. 30,900) located 25 km from the epicenter, Riccione (pop. 32,700) 29 km away, Rimini (pop. 118,700) 39 km away, San Marino (pop. 4,500) 42 km away, Iesi (pop. 37,000) 43 km away, and Ancona (pop. 90,000) 52 km away.
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Earthquake data

Earthquake details

Date & timeOct 29, 2021 10:53:10 UTC -
Local time at epicenterFriday, Oct 29, 2021 at 12:53 pm (GMT +2)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude4.1
Depth37.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude43.7618°N / 12.8302°E (Pesaro and Urbino, The Marches, Italy)
Antipode43.762°S / 167.17°W
Shaking intensityWeak shaking
Felt48 reports
Primary data sourceINGV (Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia)
Nearest volcanoColli Albani (224 km / 139 mi)
Nearby towns and cities3 km (2 mi) N of Montefelcino (pop: 320) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
17 km (11 mi) WSW of Fano (pop: 39,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
18 km (11 mi) SSW of Pesaro (Marches) (pop: 77,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
30 km (19 mi) SSE of Riccione (Emilia-Romaña) (pop: 32,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
31 km (19 mi) W of Senigallia (Provincia di Ancona) (pop: 30,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
36 km (23 mi) ESE of San Marino (San Marino) (pop: 4,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
39 km (24 mi) SSE of Rimini (Emilia-Romagna) (pop: 118,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
43 km (27 mi) NW of Iesi (Provincia di Ancona) (pop: 37,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
57 km (36 mi) WNW of Ancona (pop: 90,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
210 km (130 mi) N of Rome (Latium) (pop: 2,318,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeBroken Clouds 12.6°C (55 F), humidity: 74%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from ENE
Estimated seismic energy released8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) | 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.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.138 kmItaly: 3 Km N Montefelcino (PU)INGV
4.238 kmCENTRAL ITALYEMSC
4.138 kmCentral ItalyGFZ
4.138 kmItaly: Fossombrone / ItalienZAMG
4.210 km1 Km N of Fenile, ItalyUSGS

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Ancona, Marche. Italy (56.8 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : I was in bed and the earthquake hit my room and we immediately evacuated the compound. Nothing effected but surprising | 2 users found this interesting.  
trecastelli (25.6 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : Started very light for 3–4 seconds, then became rolling and heavier. No damage, no objects fell or displaced. | One user found this interesting.  
At home, Urbino, Italy, Pesaro-Urbino / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / very short : Sitting at the dining room table. A noise I mistook as one of our cats getting into something accompanied by A strong single shake and what sounded like a strong gust of wind. Checked outside everything was still. Everyone in the neighborhood who is home | One user found this interesting.  
Pesaro, Italy (17.8 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vibration and rolling / 2-5 s : Sitting at dining table working and felt floor rumble and shake - about 2 seconds. | One user found this interesting.  
Ancona / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s : The bench that I was sitting at alone shook a little, very gently and short. Noone around me seemed to have noticed it.  
mondavio pu / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 2-5 s : It was over so quickly but as I was on second floor of house did not experience much disturbance other than the abrupt shake.  
Vila Tombolina, Montemaggiore al Metauro / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : I was in a building and felt it shake for a few seconds. People outside did not notice anything though.  
Osimo divano / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / single lateral shake / 5-10 s : Il divano si è mosso da dx verso sx...rumore di vento e infissi che sbattevano | One user found this interesting. (reported through our app)  
San Donà di Piave, Venice, Veneto (214.1 km N of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Macerata (66.1 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt / single lateral shake / 2-5 s : the school had shivered (reported through our app)  
Pesaro, The Marches (16.7 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : Some less shaking then a big horizental movement, then shaking few. Ended.  
Gabicce Mare (22.8 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
Pergola (PU), Italy (22.4 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Senigallia, Provincia di Ancona, The Marches (32.1 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : Was sitting on the bed, as it moved back and forth for a few seconds  
Ancona, Provincia di Ancona, The Marches (57 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s
Pula, Croatia (147 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump
Pergola Pu (22.3 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / very short
Fano (17.4 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : Vibrare  
Cesena, italy (62.6 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 10-15 s : Flowers, bed  
Pula (148.6 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s
Pula (148.6 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s
Morro d'Alba (35.9 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s : The TV and the sofa started to shake.  
Koper (209.2 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 2-5 s
Cattolica, Provincia di Rimini, Emilia-Romagna (23.8 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / very short : .  
Corinaldo, strada delle valli 56 (80.6 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s : single lateral shake 2 - 3 seconds  
Jesi (43.4 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Novigra (222.4 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / very short
Rimini / not felt (reported through our app)
Salerno / not felt (reported through our app)
Pesaro / Light shaking (MMI IV)
rimini / not felt
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