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Light mag. 3.7 earthquake - 16 km east of Campobasso, Molise, Italy, on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at 1:49 am (GMT +2) -

Light mag. 3.7 earthquake - 16 km east of Campobasso, Molise, Italy, on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at 1:49 am (GMT +2) Light mag. 3.7 earthquake - 16 km east of Campobasso, Molise, Italy, on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at 1:49 am (GMT +2)

Light magnitude 3.7 earthquake at 22 km depth

17 May 23:51 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 2 minutes.
17 May 23:56: Magnitude recalculated from 4.3 to 4.1. Epicenter location corrected by 7.8 km (4.9 mi) towards ENE.
18 May 00:08: Now using data updates from INGV

Earthquake details

Date & timeMay 17, 2022 23:49:23 UTC -
Local time at epicenterWednesday, May 18, 2022 at 1:49 am (GMT +2)
Depth22.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude41.5833°N / 14.8597°E (Provincia di Campobasso, Molise, Italy)
Antipode41.583°S / 165.14°W
Shaking intensityLight shaking
Felt3 reports
Primary data sourceINGV (Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia)
Nearest volcanoVesuvius (92 km / 57 mi)
Nearby towns and cities1 km (1 mi) WNW of Pietracatella (pop: 1,260) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
16 km (10 mi) E of Campobasso (pop: 39,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
18 km (11 mi) SW of Santa Croce di Magliano (pop: 4,680) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
38 km (24 mi) WSW of Torremaggiore (Provincia di Foggia, Apulia) (pop: 17,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
41 km (25 mi) WNW of Lucera (Provincia di Foggia, Apulia) (pop: 32,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
45 km (28 mi) WSW of San Severo (Apulia) (pop: 54,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
48 km (30 mi) SSW of Termoli (pop: 31,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
198 km (123 mi) E of Rome (Latium) (pop: 2,318,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeFew Clouds 13.6°C (56 F), humidity: 88%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from WNW
Estimated seismic energy released2.2 x 1010 joules (6.22 megawatt hours, equivalent to 5.35 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
3.722 kmItaly: 1 Km W Pietracatella (CB)INGV
4.110 kmSouthern ItalyRaspberryShake
3.910 kmItaly: 408 Km WNW From OthonoiNOA
4.110 kmSouthern ItalyGFZ
3.722 kmItaly: Riccia / ItalienZAMG

User reports for this quake (3)

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san giovanni rotondo (73.7 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
San Severo / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : Tremava il pavimento  
Vieste / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
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