Weak mag. 2.9 earthquake - 5.6 km northwest of Bienne, Bern, Switzerland, on Friday, Jul 1, 2022 at 4:29 pm (GMT +2) -
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Weak magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 10 km depth
1 Jul 14:32 UTC: First to report: SED after 2 minutes.
|Date & time||Jul 1, 2022 14:29:45 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Friday, Jul 1, 2022 at 4:29 pm (GMT +2)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||47.17°N / 7.19°E (Bernese Jura, Bern, Switzerland)|
|Antipode||47.17°S / 172.81°W|
|Shaking intensity||Weak shaking near epicenter|
|Primary data source||SED (Swiss Seismological Service)|
|Nearby towns and cities||2 km (1 mi) WNW of Orvin (pop: 1,180) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
6 km (3 mi) NW of Bienne (pop: 48,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
9 km (5 mi) SE of Tramelan (pop: 4,190) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
14 km (9 mi) NW of Lyss (Seeland District) (pop: 10,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
16 km (10 mi) W of granshan (Lebern, Solothurn) (pop: 15,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
25 km (15 mi) SSW of Delemont (Delémont, Giura) (pop: 11,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
28 km (17 mi) NE of Neuenburg (Neuchâtel) (pop: 31,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
31 km (20 mi) NW of Berna (Canton de Berne) (pop: 121,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
|Weather at epicenter at time of quake||Scattered Clouds 15.9°C (61 F), humidity: 60%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts)|
|Estimated seismic energy released||1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy|
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|2.9||10 km||Switzerland: Tavannes BE||SED|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.9, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.