Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - Gafsa, 297 km south of Tunis, on Thursday, Jan 20, 2022 at 1:01 am (GMT +1) -
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Light magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 10 km depth
20 Jan 08:21 UTC: First to report: INM after 8 hours.
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, Jan 20, 2022 at 1:01 am (GMT +1)
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 34.33°N / 8.99°E (EL Guetar, Gafsa, Tunisia)
Antipode: 34.33°S / 171.01°W
Nearby towns and cities:
297 km (184 mi) SSW of Tunis (pop: 693,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INM (Institut National de la Météorologie)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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|3.1||10 km||Tunisia: Est Guetar||INM|
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