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Minor mag. 1.3 earthquake - Germany: Muellheim D on Wednesday, Dec 29, 2021 at 1:14 am (GMT +1) -

Minor mag. 1.3 earthquake - Germany: Muellheim D on Wednesday, Dec 29, 2021 at 1:14 am (GMT +1) Minor mag. 1.3 earthquake - Germany: Muellheim D on Wednesday, Dec 29, 2021 at 1:14 am (GMT +1)

Minor magnitude 1.3 earthquake at 18 km depth

29 Dec 00:15 UTC: First to report: SED after 36 seconds.
29 Dec 19:38: Magnitude recalculated from 1.4 to 1.3. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 17.7 to 17.6 km (from 11 to 10.9 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 1.3 km (0.8 mi) towards NW.

Earthquake details

Date & timeDec 29, 2021 00:14:32 UTC -
Local time at epicenterWednesday, Dec 29, 2021 at 1:14 am (GMT +1)
Depth17.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude47.72°N / 7.63°E (Germany)
Antipode47.72°S / 172.37°W
Shaking intensityNot felt
Primary data sourceSED (Swiss Seismological Service)
Nearby towns and cities3 km (2 mi) WNW of Kandern (Freiburg) (pop: 8,070) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
10 km (6 mi) S of Muellheim (Freiburg) (pop: 18,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
12 km (7 mi) NNW of Lörrach (pop: 47,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
14 km (9 mi) N of Weil am Rhein (Freiburg) (pop: 29,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
16 km (10 mi) WNW of Schopfheim (Freiburg Region) (pop: 19,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
18 km (11 mi) NNE of Basel (Switzerland) (pop: 164,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
21 km (13 mi) NW of Rheinfelden (pop: 32,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
21 km (13 mi) NW of Rheinfelden (Baden) (pop: 32,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
23 km (14 mi) E of Mulhouse (France) (pop: 111,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
674 km (419 mi) SW of Berlin (pop: 3,426,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeBroken Clouds 8.7°C (48 F), humidity: 79%, wind: 1 m/s (3 kts) from W
Estimated seismic energy released5.6 x 106 joules (1.56 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.
1.318 kmGermany: Muellheim DSED
1.321 kmGermany: Near BaselRENASS
1.318 kmGermany: SwitzerlandRaspberryShake

User reports for this quake (2)

At magnitude 1.3, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people, but could be recorded instrumentally.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Binzen, Freiburg, Baden-Württemberg (11.5 km S of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
Malsburg-Marzell / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / very short
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