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Weak mag. 3.2 earthquake - Durres, 25 km northwest of Tirana, Albania, on Sunday, May 15, 2022 at 5:25 pm (GMT +2) -

Weak mag. 3.2 earthquake - Durres, 25 km northwest of Tirana, Albania, on Sunday, May 15, 2022 at 5:25 pm (GMT +2) Weak mag. 3.2 earthquake - Durres, 25 km northwest of Tirana, Albania, on Sunday, May 15, 2022 at 5:25 pm (GMT +2)

Weak magnitude 3.2 earthquake at 39 km depth

15 May 15:28 UTC: First to report: RaspberryShake after 3 minutes.
15 May 15:32: Magnitude recalculated from 3.2 to 3.0.
15 May 15:52: Magnitude recalculated from 3.0 to 3.2. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 39.4 km (from 6.2 to 24 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 4.9 km (3 mi) towards SE.

Earthquake details

Date & timeMay 15, 2022 15:25:27 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSunday, May 15, 2022 at 5:25 pm (GMT +2)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude3.2
Depth39.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude41.4497°N / 19.5637°E (Durres, Albania)
Antipode41.45°S / 160.436°W
Shaking intensityWeak shaking
Felt15 reports
Primary data sourceRaspberryShake (RaspberryShake)
Nearby towns and cities10 km (6 mi) NW of Vorë (Tirana) (pop: 4,970) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
12 km (7 mi) N of Shijak (Rrethi i Durrësit) (pop: 14,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
13 km (8 mi) WSW of Fushë-Krujë (Rrethi i Krujës, Durrës) (pop: 10,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
17 km (10 mi) NNE of Durres (Durrës) (pop: 122,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
18 km (11 mi) WNW of Kamëz (Tiranë, Tirana) (pop: 11,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
20 km (13 mi) WSW of Kruje (Rrethi i Krujës, Durrës) (pop: 21,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
24 km (15 mi) SSW of Latsch (Rrethi i Kurbinit, Lezhë) (pop: 24,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
25 km (16 mi) WNW of Tirana (pop: 374,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
29 km (18 mi) N of Kavajë (Tirana) (pop: 29,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
113 km (70 mi) SSE of Podgorica (Montenegro) (pop: 236,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeFew Clouds 26.2°C (79 F), humidity: 61%, wind: 4 m/s (8 kts) from NNW
Estimated seismic energy released4 x 109 joules (1.11 megawatt hours, equivalent to 0.951 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
3.239 kmAlbaniaRaspberryShake
3.15 kmALBANIAEMSC
3.110 kmAlbania: 156 Km NW From KrystallopigiNOA
3.239 kmCosta Albanese Settentrionale (ALBANIA)INGV

User reports for this quake (15)

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Tirana (23.1 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : Was sitting down, really short but strong horizontal movement, as if the building was swinging for a second  
Tirana (22.3 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Latsch, Rrethi i Kurbinit, Lezhë (23.3 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 1-2 s (reported through our app)
Tirana (22.3 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Tirana (23.9 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Kamëz, Tirana District, Tirana (20.2 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single vertical bump / very short (reported through our app)
Tirana, Albania (26.2 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
tirana (24 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 1-2 s
Tirana (23.5 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / very short
Tirana (19.4 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Tirana (24.1 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Brief shaking (reported through our app)  
Tirana (23.8 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s : sitting in my chair desktop chair, it felt like the apartment was shaking a bit.  
Tirana / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
Tirana / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Tirana / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
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