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Weak mag. 2.2 earthquake - 22 km west of Wiesbaden, Darmstadt, Hesse, Germany, on Saturday, Nov 26, 2022 at 4:25 am (GMT +1) -

Weak mag. 2.2 earthquake - 22 km west of Wiesbaden, Darmstadt, Hesse, Germany, on Saturday, Nov 26, 2022 at 4:25 am (GMT +1) Weak mag. 2.2 earthquake - 22 km west of Wiesbaden, Darmstadt, Hesse, Germany, on Saturday, Nov 26, 2022 at 4:25 am (GMT +1)

Weak magnitude 2.2 earthquake at 10 km depth

26 Nov 03:30 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 5 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeNov 26, 2022 03:25:42 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSaturday, Nov 26, 2022 at 4:25 am (GMT +1)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude2.2
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude50.11°N / 7.94°E (Darmstadt, Hesse, Germany)
Antipode50.11°S / 172.06°W
Shaking intensityLight shaking
Felt1 report
Primary data sourceEMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Nearest volcanoLaacher See (58 km / 36 mi)
Nearby towns and cities6 km (4 mi) SE of Weidenbach (Rheinland-Pfalz) (pop: 118) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
16 km (10 mi) NW of Eltville (pop: 16,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
16 km (10 mi) WSW of Taunusstein (Rheingau-Taunus-Kreis) (pop: 29,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
16 km (10 mi) N of Bingen am Rhein (Mainz-Bingen, Rheinland-Pfalz) (pop: 24,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
18 km (11 mi) NNW of Angulisamum (Rheinland-Pfalz) (pop: 25,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
22 km (14 mi) W of Wiesbaden (Hessen) (pop: 272,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
28 km (17 mi) WNW of Mainz (Rheinland-Pfalz) (pop: 185,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
465 km (289 mi) SW of Berlin (pop: 3,426,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeFew Clouds 4.3°C (40 F), humidity: 95%, wind: 0 m/s (1 kts) from SW
Estimated seismic energy released1.3 x 108 joules (35 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.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
2.210 kmGERMANYEMSC
2.210 kmGermanyRaspberryShake
2.310 kmGermany: Bad Schwalbach (Hessen, DE)HNLUG

Seismograms

Seismic station: Black Forest Observatory, Schiltach, Germany (IBFO/II network) | Distance from quake: 200 km / 124 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Black Forest Observatory, Schiltach, Germany: 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
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
Seismic station: Echery - Sainte Marie aux Mines, France (ECH/G network) | Distance from quake: 218 km / 136 mi | Show on map | Station Info
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User reports for this quake (1)

At magnitude 2.2, 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.
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Heidenrod Algenroth / Light shaking (MMI IV) / complex motion difficult to describe / 1-2 s

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