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Weak mag. 2.3 earthquake - 27 km northwest of Ts'khinvali, Shida Kartli, Georgia, on Monday, Nov 21, 2022 at 3:00 am (GMT +4) -

Weak mag. 2.3 earthquake - 27 km northwest of Ts\'khinvali, Shida Kartli, Georgia, on Monday, Nov 21, 2022 at 3:00 am (GMT +4) Weak mag. 2.3 earthquake - 27 km northwest of Ts\'khinvali, Shida Kartli, Georgia, on Monday, Nov 21, 2022 at 3:00 am (GMT +4)

Weak magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 5 km depth

20 Nov 23:57 UTC: First to report: KOERI-RETMC after 57 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeNov 20, 2022 23:00:15 UTC -
Local time at epicenterMonday, Nov 21, 2022 at 3:00 am (GMT +4)
Depth5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude42.4343°N / 43.8063°E (Georgia)
Antipode42.434°S / 136.194°W
Shaking intensityWeak shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceKOERI-RETMC (Kandilli Oservatory and Earthquake Research Institute in Istanbul)
Nearest volcanoKabargin Oth (20 km / 12 mi)
Nearby towns and cities16 km (10 mi) SE of Kvaisi (pop: 237) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
27 km (17 mi) NNW of Ts'khinvali (pop: 30,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
33 km (21 mi) ENE of Sach'khere (Sachkhere) (pop: 6,140) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
44 km (28 mi) ENE of Chiat'ura (pop: 12,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
52 km (32 mi) NNE of Hasuri (Khashuri) (pop: 27,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
73 km (45 mi) ENE of Zestaponi (Zestafoni) (pop: 25,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
93 km (58 mi) ENE of Kutaisi (pop: 178,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
118 km (73 mi) NW of Tbilisi (pop: 1,049,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 5.4°C (42 F), humidity: 56%, wind: 3 m/s (5 kts) from ENE
Estimated seismic energy released1.8 x 108 joules (49.4 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Seismic station: Garni, Armenia (GNI/IU network) | Distance from quake: 266 km / 165 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Garni, Armenia: 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. Bandpass filter applied: 0.5-10.0 Hz. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake

At magnitude 2.3, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people except under very favorable conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
There are no user reports for this quake.

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