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Light mag. 3.4 earthquake - 13 km west of Lubin, Lower Silesia, Poland, on Saturday, May 28, 2022 at 10:16 am (GMT +2) -

Light mag. 3.4 earthquake - 13 km west of Lubin, Lower Silesia, Poland, on Saturday, May 28, 2022 at 10:16 am (GMT +2) Light mag. 3.4 earthquake - 13 km west of Lubin, Lower Silesia, Poland, on Saturday, May 28, 2022 at 10:16 am (GMT +2)

Light magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 10 km depth

28 May 08:19 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 3 minutes.
28 May 08:23: Magnitude recalculated from 3.1 to 3.4.
Update Sat, 28 May 2022, 08:27
Magnitude 3.4 earthquake strikes near Lubin, Lubin County, Lower Silesia, Poland
3.4 quake 28 May 10:16 am (GMT +2)
3.4 quake 28 May 10:16 am (GMT +2)
The German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ) reported a magnitude 3.4 quake in Poland near Lubin, Lubin County, Lower Silesia, only 10 minutes ago. The earthquake hit in the morning on Saturday, May 28th, 2022, at 10:16 am local time at a shallow depth of 10 km. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the citizen-seismograph network of RaspberryShake which listed the quake at magnitude 3.4 as well. A third agency, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), reported the same quake at magnitude 3.4.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should not have caused any significant damage, but was probably felt by many people as light vibration in the area of the epicenter.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Michałow (pop. 200) located 5 km from the epicenter, and Chocianow (pop. 8,200) 8 km away.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Polkowice (pop. 21,600) located 12 km from the epicenter, Lubin (pop. 77,500) 13 km away, Legnica (pop. 106,000) 23 km away, Glogow (pop. 68,500) 30 km away, Goldberg (pop. 16,600) 31 km away, and Bolesławiec (pop. 40,700) 35 km away. In Breslau (pop. 634,900, 78 km away), the quake was probably not felt.

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Earthquake data

Earthquake details

Date & timeMay 28, 2022 08:16:42 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSaturday, May 28, 2022 at 10:16 am (GMT +2)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude3.4
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude51.4°N / 16.02°E (Polkowice County, Lower Silesia, Poland)
Antipode51.4°S / 163.98°W
Shaking intensityWeak shaking
Felt1 report
Primary data sourceGFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Nearby towns and cities5 km (3 mi) NNE of Michałow (pop: 203) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
12 km (8 mi) SSW of Polkowice (polkowicki) (pop: 21,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
13 km (8 mi) W of Lubin (pop: 77,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
23 km (14 mi) NNW of Legnica (pop: 106,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
30 km (18 mi) S of Glogow (pop: 68,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
35 km (22 mi) ENE of Bolesławiec (pop: 40,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
78 km (48 mi) WNW of Breslau (pop: 634,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
355 km (221 mi) WSW of Warszawa (Mazovia) (pop: 1,702,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeScattered Clouds 11.4°C (52 F), humidity: 61%, wind: 9 m/s (18 kts) from W
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

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
3.410 kmPolandGFZ
3.410 km3.4 POLANDEMSC
3.410 kmPolandRaspberryShake
3.410 kmPoland: Lubin / PolenZAMG

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Oleśnica, Lower Silesia (97.2 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 10-15 s : Czułem wstrzas przed chwilka leżałem na łóżku  
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