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Weak mag. 3.0 earthquake - 13 km northeast of Cesena, Emilia-Romagna, Italy, on Thursday, Mar 16, 2023 at 6:34 am (GMT +1) -

Weak mag. 3.0 earthquake - 13 km northeast of Cesena, Emilia-Romagna, Italy, on Thursday, Mar 16, 2023 at 6:34 am (GMT +1) Weak mag. 3.0 earthquake - 13 km northeast of Cesena, Emilia-Romagna, Italy, on Thursday, Mar 16, 2023 at 6:34 am (GMT +1)

Weak magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 27 km depth

16 Mar 05:39 UTC: First to report: VolcanoDiscovery after 5 minutes.
16 Mar 06:08: Now using data updates from INGV

Earthquake details

Date & timeMar 16, 2023 05:34:18 UTC -
Local time at epicenterThursday, Mar 16, 2023 at 6:34 am (GMT +1)
Depth26.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude44.2187°N / 12.3595°E (Province of Forlì-Cesena, Emilia-Romagna, Italy)
Antipode44.219°S / 167.641°W
Shaking intensityLight shaking
Felt4 reports
Primary data sourceINGV (Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia)
Nearby towns and cities2 km (1 mi) ESE of Montaletto-Zona Industriale (pop: 31) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
13 km (8 mi) NE of Cesena (pop: 79,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
24 km (15 mi) NW of Rimini (pop: 118,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
25 km (16 mi) E of Forlì (pop: 93,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
29 km (18 mi) NNW of Serravalle (San Marino) (pop: 9,260) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
32 km (20 mi) NNW of San Marino (San Marino) (pop: 4,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
87 km (54 mi) ESE of Bologna (pop: 366,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
259 km (161 mi) N of Rome (Latium) (pop: 2,318,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 7.4°C (45 F), humidity: 70%, wind: 4 m/s (9 kts) from E
Estimated seismic energy released2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 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.
3.027 kmItaly: 4 Km NW Cesenatico (FC)INGV
3.027 kmNorthern ItalyRaspberryShake
3.026 kmItaly: Cervia / ItalienZAMG

User reports for this quake (4)

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Gambettola (11.7 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / single vertical bump / very short : Still in bed. | 2 users found this interesting.  
Cesena, Emilia-Romagna (11.2 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / complex motion difficult to describe / 2-5 s
Ferrara / Weak shaking (MMI III)
rimini / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s

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