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Light mag. 3.2 earthquake - 44 km southeast of Vlorë, Albania, on Thursday, Mar 16, 2023 at 4:27 am (GMT +1) -

Light mag. 3.2 earthquake - 44 km southeast of Vlorë, Albania, on Thursday, Mar 16, 2023 at 4:27 am (GMT +1) Light mag. 3.2 earthquake - 44 km southeast of Vlorë, Albania, on Thursday, Mar 16, 2023 at 4:27 am (GMT +1)

Light magnitude 3.2 earthquake at 10 km depth

16 Mar 03:32 UTC: First to report: RaspberryShake after 5 minutes.
16 Mar 03:36: Magnitude recalculated from 3.1 to 3.2. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 0.0 km (from 6.2 to 0 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 9 km (5.6 mi) towards NNE.
16 Mar 07:40: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 0.0 to 10.0 km (from 0 to 6.2 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 4.2 km (2.6 mi) towards NE.

Earthquake details

Date & timeMar 16, 2023 03:27:27 UTC -
Local time at epicenterThursday, Mar 16, 2023 at 4:27 am (GMT +1)
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude40.15°N / 19.8°E (Bashkia Himarë, Qarku i Vlorës, Albania)
Antipode40.15°S / 160.2°W
Shaking intensityLight shaking
Felt2 reports
Primary data sourceRaspberryShake (RaspberryShake)
Nearby towns and cities7 km (4 mi) NE of Himare (Vlorë) (pop: 4,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
25 km (15 mi) SW of Tepelenë (Gjirokastër) (pop: 12,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
30 km (19 mi) WNW of Gjirokastër (pop: 23,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
34 km (21 mi) NW of Delvine (Vlorë) (pop: 3,920) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
35 km (22 mi) NNW of Sarandë (Vlorë) (pop: 15,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
44 km (28 mi) SE of Vlorë (pop: 89,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
61 km (38 mi) SSE of Patos (Fier) (pop: 60,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
131 km (81 mi) S of Tirana (pop: 374,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeLight Rain 12.3°C (54 F), humidity: 76%, wind: 2 m/s (5 kts) from ENE
Estimated seismic energy released4 x 109 joules (1.11 megawatt hours, equivalent to 0.951 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.
3.210 kmAlbaniaRaspberryShake
3.29.1 kmAlbania: 43 Km NNW From KassiopiNOA
3.210 kmAlbania: Himare / AlbanienZAMG

User reports for this quake (2)

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Himare, Albania (6.9 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : I was sleep. The bed Shake like vibrador  
Vlor / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / vertical swinging (up and down) : Badly shaking.... Flag pole I noticed was SHAKING.. ALONG WITH HOUSE  

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