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Light mag. 3.5 earthquake - Eastern Mediterranean, Italy, 198 km north of Tripoli, Libya, on Thursday, May 26, 2022 at 1:28 am (GMT +2) -

Light mag. 3.5 earthquake - Eastern Mediterranean, Italy, 198 km north of Tripoli, Libya, on Thursday, May 26, 2022 at 1:28 am (GMT +2) Light mag. 3.5 earthquake - Eastern Mediterranean, Italy, 198 km north of Tripoli, Libya, on Thursday, May 26, 2022 at 1:28 am (GMT +2)

Light magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 10 km depth

25 May 23:38 UTC: First to report: INGV after 10 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeMay 25, 2022 23:28:02 UTC -
Local time at epicenterThursday, May 26, 2022 at 1:28 am (GMT +2)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude3.5
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude34.6673°N / 13.0388°E (Eastern Mediterranean, Italy)
Antipode34.667°S / 166.961°W
Shaking intensityWeak shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceINGV (Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia)
Nearby towns and cities101 km (63 mi) SSE of Lampedusa (pop: 4,070) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
184 km (114 mi) SW of Mdina (Malta) (pop: 360) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
184 km (114 mi) SW of Imtarfa (Malta) (pop: 2,430) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
185 km (115 mi) SW of Mqabba (Malta) (pop: 2,890) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
189 km (117 mi) SW of Paula (Malta) (pop: 9,260) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
189 km (117 mi) SW of Għajnsielem (Malta) (pop: 3,260) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
190 km (118 mi) SW of Ta’ Xbiex (Malta) (pop: 1,640) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
191 km (119 mi) SW of Senglea (Malta) (pop: 2,960) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
191 km (119 mi) SW of Floriana (Malta) (pop: 2,520) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
191 km (119 mi) SW of Birgu (Malta) (pop: 2,940) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
192 km (119 mi) SW of Valleta (Malta) (pop: 6,790) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
198 km (123 mi) N of Tripoli (Libya) (pop: 1,151,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
805 km (500 mi) S of Rome (pop: 2,318,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
103 km (64 mi) SSE of Lampedusa Island (pop: 5,870) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
186 km (116 mi) SW of Malta Island (pop: 388,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeBroken Clouds 22.6°C (73 F), humidity: 73%, wind: 9 m/s (18 kts) from SE
Estimated seismic energy released1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 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.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
3.510 kmTunisia: Libya [Sea]INGV
3.510 kmTunisia: Central Mediterranean SeaRaspberryShake

Seismograms

Seismic station: Wied Dalam, Malta (WDD/MN network) | Distance from quake: 187 km / 116 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Wied Dalam, Malta: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
There are no user reports for this quake.

Earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900

Date and time GMTMag
Depth
DistanceLocationDetails
Sep 10, 1993 16:02
29 years ago
5.3

10 km
74km / 46miTunisia, 57 km S of Lampedusa Island, Sicily, ItalyMore
Sep 29, 1992 15:04
30 years ago
5.3

10 km
134km / 83mi158 km S of Birkirkara, MaltaMore
Nov 11, 1990 11:57
32 years ago
5.2

10 km
126km / 78mi93 km NE of Zarzis, Gouvernorat de Médenine, TunisiaMore
Jan 9, 1989 10:02
34 years ago
5.1

17 km
168km / 104mi54 km E of Africa, Mahdia, TunisiaMore
Jan 3, 1989 16:52
34 years ago
5.1

10 km
167km / 104mi53 km E of Africa, Mahdia, TunisiaMore
Jan 6, 1989 05:26
34 years ago
5.0

10 km
160km / 99mi58 km E of Africa, Mahdia, TunisiaMore
Sep 10, 1993 15:39
29 years ago
4.7

9.9 km
58km / 36miTunisia, 77 km S of Lampedusa Island, Sicily, ItalyMore
Apr 25, 2009 01:36
13 years ago
4.5

10 km
100km / 62mi169 km NE of Tripoli, LibyaMore
Mar 1, 1989 05:18
34 years ago
4.4

17 km
158km / 98mi59 km E of Africa, Mahdia, TunisiaMore
Aug 4, 2018 04:07
4 years ago
4.3

10 km
66km / 41miEastern Mediterranean, 174 km N of Tripoli, LibyaMore
Sep 15, 1993 22:43
29 years ago
4.2

10 km
67km / 42miTunisia, 61 km S of Lampedusa Island, Sicily, ItalyMore
Sep 11, 1992 17:20
30 years ago
4.2

10 km
127km / 79mi166 km S of Birkirkara, MaltaMore
Jan 27, 1986 19:30
37 years ago
4.2

33 km
44km / 27miTunisia, 131 km S of Lampedusa Island, Sicily, ItalyMore
Oct 18, 2006 18:25
16 years ago
4.1

35 km
140km / 87mi118 km NE of Tājūrā’, Tripoli, LibyaMore
Jan 19, 2000 16:21
23 years ago
4.1

10 km
76km / 47mi160 km S of Birkirkara, MaltaMore
Jan 3, 1989 18:19
34 years ago
4.0

10 km
167km / 104mi60 km E of Africa, Mahdia, TunisiaMore
Oct 7, 1987 08:53
35 years ago
4.0

33 km
97km / 60miMalta, 33 km E of Lampedusa Island, Sicily, ItalyMore
Dec 13, 2021 02:25
42 weeks ago
3.8

38 km
86km / 53miEastern Mediterranean, 143 km S of Birkirkara, MaltaMore
Oct 28, 2021 19:14
48 weeks ago
3.8

9.9 km
94km / 58mi31 km E of Lampedusa, Agrigento, Sicily, ItalyMore
Oct 9, 2021 06:52
51 weeks ago
3.7

10.1 km
84km / 52miEastern Mediterranean, 128 km S of Birkirkara, MaltaMore
Nov 18, 2018 14:22
4 years ago
3.7

8.6 km
23km / 14miEastern Mediterranean, 178 km SW of Valleta, Valletta, MaltaMore
May 14, 2022 10:40
20 weeks ago
3.6

10.1 km
98km / 61miLampedusa, 13 km E of Lampedusa, Agrigento, Sicily, ItalyMore
Oct 9, 2021 14:57
51 weeks ago
3.6

15 km
90km / 56miEastern Mediterranean, 131 km S of Birkirkara, MaltaMore
Sep 22, 2021 02:24
1 year 1 weeks ago
3.5

17 km
86km / 53miEastern Mediterranean, 129 km S of Birkirkara, MaltaMore
Mar 14, 2016 22:30
7 years ago
3.4

10 km
80km / 50miEastern Mediterranean, 280 km SE of TunisMore
Jun 12, 1988 02:42
34 years ago
3.4

6.3 km
92km / 57miMalta, 28 km E of Lampedusa Island, Sicily, ItalyMore
Sep 23, 2017 22:30
5 years ago
3.3

16 km
90km / 56miLampedusa, 169 km W of Valleta, Valletta, MaltaMore
Jun 12, 2020 07:13
2 years ago
3.2

65 km
61km / 38miEastern Mediterranean, 158 km E of Africa, Mahdia, TunisiaMore
Aug 9, 2019 03:35
3 years ago
3.2

5.6 km
99km / 62miMalta, 26 km E of Lampedusa Island, Sicily, ItalyMore
Mar 15, 2016 22:31
7 years ago
3.2

29 km
107km / 67miEastern Mediterranean, 253 km SE of TunisMore
Apr 9, 2016 04:55
6 years ago
3.1

30 km
51km / 32miEastern Mediterranean, 151 km SW of Valleta, Valletta, MaltaMore
Mar 13, 2006 18:04
17 years ago
3.1

10 km
69km / 43miTunisia, 40 km S of Lampedusa Island, Sicily, ItalyMore
Sep 27, 2021 02:27
1 year 1 weeks ago
3.0

27 km
76km / 47miEastern Mediterranean, 140 km S of Birkirkara, MaltaMore
Sep 27, 2021 00:00
1 year 1 weeks ago
3.0

20 km
84km / 52miEastern Mediterranean, 132 km S of Birkirkara, MaltaMore
Jun 14, 2020 19:39
2 years ago
3.0

37 km
102km / 64miLampedusa, 129 km E of Africa, Mahdia, TunisiaMore
Nov 26, 2004 19:25
18 years ago
3.0

10 km
60km / 38miTunisia, 43 km SE of Lampedusa Island, Sicily, ItalyMore
Jun 27, 2021 22:27
1 year 14 weeks ago
2.7

152 km
56km / 35miEastern Mediterranean, 144 km SW of Birkirkara, MaltaMore
Apr 23, 2022 23:06
23 weeks ago
2.6

10 km
31km / 20miEastern Mediterranean, ItalyMore
Aug 1, 2018 23:19
4 years ago
2.6

38 km
61km / 38miEastern Mediterranean, 142 km SW of Valleta, Valletta, MaltaMore
Show all

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