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Weak mag. 2.7 earthquake - 21 km northeast of Durres, Albania, on Sunday, May 15, 2022 at 5:28 pm (GMT +2) -

Weak mag. 2.7 earthquake - 21 km northeast of Durres, Albania, on Sunday, May 15, 2022 at 5:28 pm (GMT +2) Weak mag. 2.7 earthquake - 21 km northeast of Durres, Albania, on Sunday, May 15, 2022 at 5:28 pm (GMT +2)

Weak magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 8 km depth

15 May 15:32 UTC: First to report: RaspberryShake after 4 minutes.
15 May 16:04: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 7.6 km (from 6.2 to 4.7 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 6.2 km (3.8 mi) towards E.

Earthquake details

Date & timeMay 15, 2022 15:28:06 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSunday, May 15, 2022 at 5:28 pm (GMT +2)
Depth7.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude41.48063°N / 19.58545°E (Durres, Albania)
Antipode41.481°S / 160.415°W
Shaking intensityWeak shaking
Felt1 report
Primary data sourceRaspberryShake (RaspberryShake)
Nearby towns and cities11 km (7 mi) W of Fushë-Krujë (Rrethi i Krujës, Durrës) (pop: 10,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
15 km (9 mi) N of Shijak (Rrethi i Durrësit) (pop: 14,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
18 km (11 mi) W of Kruje (Rrethi i Krujës, Durrës) (pop: 21,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
18 km (11 mi) NW of Kamëz (Tiranë, Tirana) (pop: 11,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
20 km (13 mi) SSW of Latsch (Rrethi i Kurbinit, Lezhë) (pop: 24,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
21 km (13 mi) NNE of Durres (Durrës) (pop: 122,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
26 km (16 mi) NW of Tirana (pop: 374,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
33 km (20 mi) N of Kavajë (Tirana) (pop: 29,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
38 km (24 mi) WSW of Burela (Mat District, Dibër) (pop: 15,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
61 km (38 mi) N of Lushnje (Fier) (pop: 41,500) | 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 released7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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2.77.6 kmAlbaniaRaspberryShake

User reports for this quake (1)

At magnitude 2.7, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Tirana (25.4 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single vertical bump / 5-10 s
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