Weak mag. 2.2 earthquake - Hesse, Germany, on Friday, Jan 28, 2022 at 10:16 am (GMT +1) -
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Weak magnitude 2.2 earthquake at 1 km depth
28 Jan 09:27 UTC: First to report: HNLUG after 10 minutes.
|Date & time||Jan 28, 2022 09:16:51 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Friday, Jan 28, 2022 at 10:16 am (GMT +1)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||51.19°N / 9.35°E (Kassel, Hesse, Germany)|
|Antipode||51.19°S / 170.65°W|
|Shaking intensity||Weak shaking near epicenter|
|Primary data source||HNLUG (Hessisches Landesamt für Naturschutz, Umwelt und Geologie)|
|Nearest volcano||Laacher See (169 km / 105 mi)|
|Nearby towns and cities||146 km (90 mi) NNE of Wiesbaden (Hessen) (pop: 272,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
316 km (196 mi) WSW of Berlin (pop: 3,426,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
|Weather at epicenter at time of quake||Broken Clouds 3.4°C (38 F), humidity: 80%, wind: 7 m/s (15 kts) from NW|
|Estimated seismic energy released||1.3 x 108 joules (35 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy|
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|2.2||1 km||Germany: Gudensberg (Hessen, 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.