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Light mag. 3.4 earthquake - Adriatic Sea, 52 km southeast of Split, Croatia, on Monday, May 23, 2022 at 5:43 am (GMT +2) -

Light mag. 3.4 earthquake - Adriatic Sea, 52 km southeast of Split, Croatia, on Monday, May 23, 2022 at 5:43 am (GMT +2) Light mag. 3.4 earthquake - Adriatic Sea, 52 km southeast of Split, Croatia, on Monday, May 23, 2022 at 5:43 am (GMT +2)

Light magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 10 km depth

23 May 03:48 UTC: First to report: VolcanoDiscovery after 5 minutes.
23 May 03:49: Now using data updates from EMSC
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23 May 08:12: Magnitude recalculated from 3.3 to 3.4. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 2.0 to 10.0 km (from 1.2 to 6.2 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 2 km (1.2 mi) towards NW.

Earthquake details

Date & timeMay 23, 2022 03:43:41 UTC -
Local time at epicenterMonday, May 23, 2022 at 5:43 am (GMT +2)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude3.4
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude43.17°N / 16.88°E (Adriatic Sea, Croatia)
Antipode43.17°S / 163.12°W
Shaking intensityWeak shaking
Felt73 reports
Primary data sourceEMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Nearby towns and cities10 km (6 mi) WNW of Bogomolje (pop: 100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
18 km (11 mi) SW of Makarska (pop: 13,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
23 km (14 mi) S of Brela (pop: 1,630) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
26 km (16 mi) NNE of Vela Luka (pop: 4,380) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
34 km (21 mi) SSE of Omiš (pop: 6,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
52 km (32 mi) SE of Split (pop: 176,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
52 km (32 mi) SE of Solin (pop: 20,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
303 km (188 mi) SSE of Zagreb (pop: 699,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
53 km (33 mi) ESE of Solta Island (pop: 1,480) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeBroken Clouds 18.6°C (65 F), humidity: 82%, wind: 3 m/s (5 kts) from SE
Estimated seismic energy released7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 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
3.410 kmCroatia: ADRIATIC SEAEMSC
3.710 kmCroatia: NW Balkan RegionGFZ
3.710 kmCroatia: NW Balkan RegionRaspberryShake
3.410 kmCroatia: Gdinj / AdriaZAMG

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Makarska Veliko Brdo (19.9 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Leżałem w łóżku i nagle usłyszałem głośne trzęsienie, góry Biokovo się zatrzęsły, mocny dźwięk... | One user found this interesting.  
Brâc Kroatien (21.9 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : War fühlbar, ähnlich einer stark schleudernden Waschmaschine | 2 users found this interesting.  
Jelsa (15.4 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / vibration and rolling / 2-5 s : Stronger than any begore | 2 users found this interesting.  
Makarska (18.7 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s : Wir lagen im Bett und wurden davon wach. Das Bett wurde gerüttelt und das Geschirr klapperte leicht und kurz im Schrank.  
Makarska croatia (18.1 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 2-5 s : We were sleeping and it awakened us. Living on the groundfloor and being used to earthquakes, we have found this one quite vibrating  
Starigrad, Split-Dalmatia (25 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : I woke up because I could here a slightly sound shaking. | One user found this interesting.  
Brač, Croatia (12.8 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s : Woke me up from sleep. | One user found this interesting.  
Marusici / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / complex motion difficult to describe / very short : Keine Angst bei nur leichter Erschütterung, da ich vorher schon auf dieser Seite geschaut hatte, dass ständig kleine Beben auftreten.  
Makarska / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging : We woke up in fear as the house was trembling and then it was a loud thunder noise! Very scary! We got dressed immediately, but then we decided to stay at home which is supposed to be earthquake proof whereas the houses surrounding us might be damaged so   
Vrboska, Hvar island / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Distant rubble intensified. Building shook a little. An on 3rd floor of hotel in Vbroska. Lasted 2 to 3 seconds  
Veliko brdo / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Woke us up in bed (2nd floor), felt like our bed was vibrating for a few seconds, similar to a washing mashine XD  
Makarska / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s : Shaking swinging left right Vibration Recognizable sound You feel it definetely In the very morning, people sleep during earthquake  
Sumartin / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s : Woke up from it | One user found this interesting.  
Povjla, brac (18.6 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Woke from sleeping, thunderous shakeing  
Podgora (17.4 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating : Ich dachte ein Generator um Haus springt an...  
Brela (25.8 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / very short
Omiš, Split-Dalmatia (33.2 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating : On fourth floor of hotel, building seemed to shake and slight rumble  
Makarska (18.2 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 2-5 s : Kao grmljavina i lagano podrhtavanje (reported through our app)  
Bol (20.5 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / very short
Bol, (21.5 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Povjla, brac (18.6 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Woke from sleeping, thunderous shakeing  
Brela (25.8 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / very short
Hvar island (20.6 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / complex rolling (tilting in multiple directions)
Baska voda (21.4 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Bol (21.8 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating : Woke up hotel was shaking  
Baska Voda (21.9 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Podgora (20.1 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Never experienced a tremor before. Very surreal but very light and maybe let 2/3 seconds!  
Brela (22.3 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : The whole house shoke and rumbled.  
Makarska (3.9 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Baska Voda (21.6 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s : It was a loud and good felt eartquake for 2-3 seconds  
Brela (22.4 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : House shakiing, noise  
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