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Weak mag. 2.4 earthquake - Adriatic Sea, 9.5 km east of Termoli, Provincia di Campobasso, Molise, Italy, on Wednesday, Aug 10, 2022 at 2:12 am (GMT +2) -

Weak mag. 2.4 earthquake - Adriatic Sea, 9.5 km east of Termoli, Provincia di Campobasso, Molise, Italy, on Wednesday, Aug 10, 2022 at 2:12 am (GMT +2) Weak mag. 2.4 earthquake - Adriatic Sea, 9.5 km east of Termoli, Provincia di Campobasso, Molise, Italy, on Wednesday, Aug 10, 2022 at 2:12 am (GMT +2)

Weak magnitude 2.4 earthquake at 6 km depth

10 Aug 00:30 UTC: First to report: INGV after 17 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeAug 10, 2022 00:12:38 UTC -
Local time at epicenterWednesday, Aug 10, 2022 at 2:12 am (GMT +2)
Depth6.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude42.03°N / 15.1012°E (Adriatic Sea, Italy)
Antipode42.03°S / 164.899°W
Shaking intensityWeak shaking
Felt2 reports
Primary data sourceINGV (Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia)
Nearest volcanoVesuvius (146 km / 91 mi)
Nearby towns and cities9 km (6 mi) ENE of Termoli (pop: 31,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
18 km (11 mi) NNE of San Martino in Pensilis (pop: 4,290) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
30 km (19 mi) E of San Salvo (Provincia di Chieti) (pop: 17,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
34 km (21 mi) ESE of Vasto (Provincia di Chieti) (pop: 30,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
41 km (26 mi) NNW of Torremaggiore (Provincia di Foggia) (pop: 17,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
44 km (27 mi) WNW of Sannicandro Garganico (Provincia di Foggia) (pop: 15,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
45 km (28 mi) NNW of San Severo (pop: 54,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
215 km (133 mi) E of Rome (pop: 2,318,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 24.9°C (77 F), humidity: 74%, wind: 7 m/s (14 kts) from WNW
Estimated seismic energy released2.5 x 108 joules (69.8 kilowatt hours) | 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.
2.46.2 kmItaly: Costa Molisana (Campobasso)INGV
2.410 kmSouthern ItalyRaspberryShake


Seismic station: L'Aquila, Italy (AQU/MN network) | Distance from quake: 144 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 (3)

At magnitude 2.4, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
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Petacciato, Provincia di Campobasso, Molise (16.7 km W of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : Je dormais  
Campomarino, Provincia di Campobasso, Molise (9.3 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s : 3 secousses  
Via Acacie 2, Termoli / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s

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