Weak mag. 2.1 earthquake - 17 km southeast of Berat, Albania, on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at 12:17 pm (GMT +2) -
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Weak magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 6 km depth
18 May 10:38 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 21 minutes.
|Date & time||May 18, 2022 10:17:14 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at 12:17 pm (GMT +2)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||40.56°N / 20.03°E (Qarku i Beratit, Albania)|
|Antipode||40.56°S / 159.97°W|
|Shaking intensity||Very weak shaking|
|Primary data source||EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)|
|Nearby towns and cities||8 km (5 mi) SW of Poliçan (Berat District) (pop: 10,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
17 km (11 mi) SSE of Berat (pop: 46,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
18 km (11 mi) WNW of Çorovodë (Rrethi i Skraparit, Berat) (pop: 14,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
28 km (18 mi) SSE of Petrolia (Kuçovë District, Berat) (pop: 18,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
33 km (21 mi) ESE of Patos Fshat (Fier) (pop: 22,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
37 km (23 mi) ESE of Patos (Fier) (pop: 60,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
62 km (38 mi) S of Elbasan (pop: 100,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
87 km (54 mi) SSE of Tirana (pop: 374,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
|Weather at epicenter at time of quake||Clear Sky 21.5°C (71 F), humidity: 54%, wind: 4 m/s (8 kts) from NW|
|Estimated seismic energy released||8.9 x 107 joules (24.8 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy|
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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.