Weak mag. 2.2 earthquake - North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, on Friday, Jan 21, 2022 at 11:04 am (GMT +1) -
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Weak magnitude 2.2 earthquake at 2 km depth
21 Jan 10:18 UTC: First to report: HNLUG after 13 minutes.
|Date & time||Jan 21, 2022 10:04:40 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Friday, Jan 21, 2022 at 11:04 am (GMT +1)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||51.37°N / 7.97°E (Regierungsbezirk Arnsberg, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany)|
|Antipode||51.37°S / 172.03°W|
|Shaking intensity||Weak shaking near epicenter|
|Primary data source||HNLUG (Hessisches Landesamt für Naturschutz, Umwelt und Geologie)|
|Nearest volcano||Laacher See (117 km / 73 mi)|
|Nearby towns and cities||85 km (53 mi) ENE of Düsseldorf (pop: 573,100) --> See nearby quakes!|
394 km (245 mi) WSW of Berlin (pop: 3,426,400) --> See nearby quakes!
|Weather at epicenter at time of quake||Light Snow 1.5°C (35 F), humidity: 90%, wind: 4 m/s (8 kts) from WNW|
|Estimated seismic energy released||1.3 x 108 joules (35 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy|
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|2.2||2 km||Germany: Sundern (Nordrhein-Westfalen, DE)||HNLUG|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.2, 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.