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Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - 29 km southeast of Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy, on Tuesday, Apr 19, 2022 at 5:49 pm (GMT +2) -

Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - 29 km southeast of Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy, on Tuesday, Apr 19, 2022 at 5:49 pm (GMT +2) Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - 29 km southeast of Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy, on Tuesday, Apr 19, 2022 at 5:49 pm (GMT +2)

Moderate magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 6 km depth

19 Apr 15:51 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 3 minutes.
19 Apr 15:55: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 4.0. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 76.0 to 10.0 km (from 47 to 6.2 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 1.4 km (0.8 mi) towards NW.
19 Apr 16:14: Now using data updates from USGS

Earthquake details

Date & timeApr 19, 2022 15:49:07 UTC -
Local time at epicenterTuesday, Apr 19, 2022 at 5:49 pm (GMT +2)
Depth6.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude44.285°N / 11.5571°E (Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy)
Antipode44.285°S / 168.443°W
Shaking intensityWeak shaking
Felt1 report
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearby towns and cities3 km (2 mi) N of Fontanelice (pop: 1,210) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
15 km (9 mi) SW of Imola (pop: 53,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
24 km (15 mi) SSE of San Lazzaro di Savena (Città Metropolitana di Bologna) (pop: 22,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
26 km (16 mi) W of Faenza (pop: 41,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
29 km (18 mi) SE of Bologna (pop: 366,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
31 km (19 mi) SE of Casalecchio di Reno (pop: 33,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
32 km (20 mi) WSW of Lugo (Provincia di Ravenna) (pop: 21,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
39 km (24 mi) W of Forlì (pop: 93,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
53 km (33 mi) WSW of Ravenna (pop: 80,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
277 km (172 mi) NNW of Rome (Latium) (pop: 2,318,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeScattered Clouds 16.1°C (61 F), humidity: 60%, wind: 4 m/s (7 kts) from SW
Estimated seismic energy released6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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4.06.3 km2 Km N of Fontanelice, ItalyUSGS
4.06.3 kmNorthern ItalyRaspberryShake
4.010 kmNorthern ItalyGFZ
4.06 kmItaly: Firenzuola / ItalienZAMG

User reports for this quake (3)

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forli (38.3 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / very short : In casa sul.divano | 8 users found this interesting. (reported through our app)  
Padova / not felt (reported through our app)
Bologna / not felt
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