Sismo leggero mag. 3.6 - Distretto di Polkowice, 2.4 km a nord ovest da Rudna, Polonia, giovedì, 21 gennaio 2021 -

Sismo leggero mag. 3.6 - Distretto di Polkowice, 2.4 km a nord ovest da Rudna, Polonia, giovedì, 21 gennaio 2021

Sismo leggero magnitudine 3.6 at 10 km depth

21 Jan 05:13 UTC: Primo a segnalare: GFZ dopo 3 minuti.
21 Jan 05:17: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 3.5 a 3.6. Posizione dell'epicentro corretta di 1.3 km (0.8 mi) al NNW.
Update Thu, 21 Jan 2021, 05:18
Small magnitude 3.6 earthquake 2 km northwest of Rudna, Poland
3.6 quake 21 Jan 6:10 am (GMT +1)
3.6 quake 21 Jan 6:10 am (GMT +1)
A shallow magnitude 3.6 earthquake was reported early morning near Rudna, Lubin County, Lower Silesia, Poland.
According to the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ), the quake hit on Thursday 21 January 2021 at 6:10 am local time at a shallow depth of 10 km. Shallow earthquakes are felt more strongly than deeper ones as they are closer to the surface. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 3.6 as well.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should not have caused any significant damage, but was probably felt by many people as light vibration in the area of the epicenter.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Rudna (pop. 1,600) located 2 km from the epicenter, Grębocice (pop. 1,500) 10 km away, Polkowice (pop. 21,600) 13 km away, and Lubin (pop. 77,500) 15 km away.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Ścinawa (pop. 5,900) located 18 km from the epicenter, Głogow (pop. 68,500) 19 km away, Legnica (pop. 106,000) 36 km away, and Leszno (pop. 63,600) 41 km away. In Breslavia (pop. 634,900, 72 km away), the quake was probably not felt.
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Earthquake data:

Data & ora: 21 Jan 2021 05:10:40 UTC -
Ora locale a epicentro: giovedì, 21 gen 2021 06:10 (GMT +1)
Magnitudine: 3.6
Profondità: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 51.53°N / 16.25°E (Distretto di Polkowice, Voivodato della Bassa Slesia, Polonia)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km NNO da Rudna (pop: 1,620) --> Vedi sismi vicini
13 km ENE da Polkowice (polkowicki) (pop: 21,600) --> Vedi sismi vicini
15 km NNE da Lubin (pop: 77,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
19 km SE da Głogow (pop: 68,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
36 km N da Legnica (pop: 106,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
41 km SSO da Leszno (Greater Poland) (pop: 63,600) --> Vedi sismi vicini
48 km SE da Nowa Sol (Lubusz) (pop: 40,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini
56 km ENE da Bolesławiec (pop: 40,700) --> Vedi sismi vicini
72 km NO da Breslavia (pop: 634,900) --> Vedi sismi vicini
336 km OSO da Varsavia (Mazovia) (pop: 1,702,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 3.9°C (39 F), humidity: 81%, wind: 4 m/s (7 kts) from SSE
Fonte dati primaria: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) More info
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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.
MagnitudineProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
M 3.610 kmPolandGFZ
M 3.610 km3.6 POLANDEMSC

User reports for this quake (3)

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163 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 15-20 s : High resonantion of house cca 6:35am (same as very loud big subwoofer +- 20-30hz? 10-20s) Feel in body
8.6 km S of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s
Lubin / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 5-10 s
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