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Light mag. 3.3 earthquake - 26 km west of Lubin, Lower Silesia, Poland, on Sunday, Dec 5, 2021 at 6:47 pm (GMT +1) -

Light mag. 3.3 earthquake - 26 km west of Lubin, Lower Silesia, Poland, on Sunday, Dec 5, 2021 at 6:47 pm (GMT +1) Light mag. 3.3 earthquake - 26 km west of Lubin, Lower Silesia, Poland, on Sunday, Dec 5, 2021 at 6:47 pm (GMT +1)

Light magnitude 3.3 earthquake at 2 km depth

5 Dec 17:52 UTC: First to report: RaspberryShake after 4 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeDec 5, 2021 17:47:54 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSunday, Dec 5, 2021 at 6:47 pm (GMT +1)
Depth1.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude51.43791°N / 15.8353°E (Powiat bolesławiecki, Lower Silesia, Poland)
Antipode51.438°S / 164.165°W
Shaking intensityLight shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceRaspberryShake (RaspberryShake)
Nearby towns and cities5 km (3 mi) SSW of Wysoka (pop: 331) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
18 km (11 mi) WSW of Polkowice (polkowicki) (pop: 21,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
20 km (12 mi) NNW of Chojnow (Powiat legnicki) (pop: 14,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
26 km (16 mi) W of Lubin (pop: 77,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
27 km (17 mi) NE of Bolesławiec (pop: 40,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
30 km (19 mi) SW of Glogow (pop: 68,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
34 km (21 mi) NW of Legnica (pop: 106,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
35 km (22 mi) N of Goldberg (Złotoryja County, Woiwodschaft Niederschlesien) (pop: 16,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
91 km (57 mi) WNW of Breslau (pop: 634,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
366 km (228 mi) WSW of Warszawa (Mazovia) (pop: 1,702,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds -0.3°C (32 F), humidity: 98%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from WNW
Estimated seismic energy released5.6 x 109 joules (1.56 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.34 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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3.31.9 kmPolandRaspberryShake

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Szczawno-Zdroj, Wałbrzych County, Lower Silesia (70.1 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
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