Minor mag. 2.1 earthquake - Adriatic Sea, 47 km southeast of Lecce, Apulia, Italy, on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at 4:59 am (GMT +2) -
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Minor magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 46 km depth
18 May 03:05 UTC: First to report: NOA after 6 minutes.
|Date & time||May 18, 2022 02:59:19 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at 4:59 am (GMT +2)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||40.1395°N / 18.6554°E (Adriatic Sea, Italy)|
|Antipode||40.14°S / 161.345°W|
|Shaking intensity||Not felt|
|Primary data source||NOA (National Observatory of Athens)|
|Nearby towns and cities||21 km (13 mi) ENE of Minervino di Lecce (pop: 2,270) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
41 km (26 mi) E of Galatina (pop: 19,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
44 km (28 mi) ENE of Casarano (pop: 19,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
47 km (30 mi) ESE of Lecce (pop: 80,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
53 km (33 mi) ESE of Copertino (pop: 23,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
53 km (33 mi) E of Nardò (pop: 29,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
82 km (51 mi) SE of Brindisi (pop: 78,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
551 km (342 mi) ESE of Rome (pop: 2,318,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
84 km (52 mi) WNW of Nisi Ereikoussa Island (pop: 496) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
|Weather at epicenter at time of quake||Few Clouds 20.1°C (68 F), humidity: 83%, wind: 5 m/s (10 kts) from NNW|
|Estimated seismic energy released||8.9 x 107 joules (24.8 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy|
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|2.1||46 km||Italy: 72 Km WNW From Othonoi||NOA|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.1, 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.