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Weak mag. 2.9 earthquake - Adriatic Sea, 9 km southeast of Termoli, Provincia di Campobasso, Molise, Italy, on Wednesday, Aug 10, 2022 at 1:30 am (GMT +2) -

Weak mag. 2.9 earthquake - Adriatic Sea, 9 km southeast of Termoli, Provincia di Campobasso, Molise, Italy, on Wednesday, Aug 10, 2022 at 1:30 am (GMT +2) Weak mag. 2.9 earthquake - Adriatic Sea, 9 km southeast of Termoli, Provincia di Campobasso, Molise, Italy, on Wednesday, Aug 10, 2022 at 1:30 am (GMT +2)

Weak magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 10 km depth

9 Aug 23:38 UTC: First to report: VolcanoDiscovery after 9 minutes.
9 Aug 23:52: Now using data updates from RaspberryShake
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11 Aug 00:04: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 8.0 to 10.0 km (from 5 to 6.2 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 2.4 km (1.5 mi) towards NNE.

Earthquake details

Date & timeAug 9, 2022 23:30:23 UTC -
Local time at epicenterWednesday, Aug 10, 2022 at 1:30 am (GMT +2)
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude41.95°N / 15.08°E (Adriatic Sea, Molise, Italy)
Antipode41.95°S / 164.92°W
Shaking intensityWeak shaking
Felt12 reports
Primary data sourceRaspberryShake (RaspberryShake)
Nearest volcanoVesuvius (137 km / 85 mi)
Nearby towns and cities2 km (1 mi) NE of Santa Monica (pop: 18) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
9 km (6 mi) SE of Termoli (pop: 31,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
14 km (9 mi) ENE of Guglionesi (pop: 4,840) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
31 km (19 mi) ESE of San Salvo (Provincia di Chieti, Abruzzo) (pop: 17,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
36 km (22 mi) ESE of Vasto (Provincia di Chieti, Abruzzo) (pop: 30,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
39 km (24 mi) NW of San Severo (Apulia) (pop: 54,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
55 km (34 mi) NE of Campobasso (pop: 39,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
213 km (132 mi) E of Rome (Latium) (pop: 2,318,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 23.9°C (75 F), humidity: 74%, wind: 5 m/s (10 kts) from WNW
Estimated seismic energy released1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 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.
2.910 kmSouthern ItalyRaspberryShake
2.910 kmItaly: Casacalenda / SüditalienZAMG


Seismic station: L'Aquila, Italy (AQU/MN network) | Distance from quake: 145 km / 90 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station L'Aquila, Italy: 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 (12)

At magnitude 2.9, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
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Termoli (10.2 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 2-5 s : Ero in balcone la scossa e durata pochissimo ma la cosa che mi fa preoccupare è il movimento sulsultorio  
Campomarino / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / very short : Felt like someone had thumped into the building with a car | One user found this interesting.  
Termoli (9.1 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump / 2-5 s : Forte scossa con rumore importante  
Termoli (9.4 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / vibration and rolling / 2-5 s
Termoli (8.9 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Quinto Piano, agitazione sussultoria molto breve  
Campomarino, Provincia di Campobasso, Molise (3.1 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / very short
Termoli (10.1 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
Termoli (8.9 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : Everything was shaking  
Termoli / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump / 2-5 s : I was not sleeping and asked my husband what it was. Difficult after that to fall asleep  
Campomarino / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : The house shook and I hear a big boom.  
A letto / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s : Mi è sembrata una bella scossa anche se non ci sono stati danni a cose e persone  
Termoli / Very weak shaking (MMI II)

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