A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Paniowki in Poland. Exact location, longitude 18.8257° East, latitude 50.21° North, depth = 5 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Global time and date of event 03/10/19 / 2019-10-03 13:01:39 / October 3, 2019 @ 1:01 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us70005quq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005quq. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:01:39 / 2:01 pm (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 15 km (10 miles) from Katowice (c. 317 300 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Ostrava (c. 313 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Częstochowa (c. 248 100 pop), 22 km (13 miles) from Sosnowiec (c. 227 300 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Gliwice (c. 198 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kłobuck, Bílovec, Frýdlant nad Ostravicí. Country/countries that might be effected, Czech Republic (c. 10 476 000 pop), Poland (c. 38 500 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 3 km SE of Paniowki, Poland. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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