Latest earthquakes in Europe

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The list below shows the last 60 earthquakes in Europe as reported by the most  important seismological agencies.
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SRC Location UTC Date/time M D INFO
EMSC Western Turkey Sep 28 16:59 2.9 2 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Adriatic Sea Sep 28 16:56 2.7 200 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Greece Sep 28 15:39 2.0 4 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Switzerland Sep 28 14:43 1.9 2 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Western Turkey Sep 28 14:17 2.7 10 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Central Turkey Sep 28 13:26 2.0 10 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Greece Sep 28 13:16 2.1 14 MAP I Felt It
EMSC France Sep 28 13:11 3.1 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Western Turkey Sep 28 12:50 2.2 3 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Southern Greece Sep 28 12:00 2.1 21 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Western Turkey Sep 28 11:47 2.4 9 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Romania Sep 28 11:46 2.8 104 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Southern Greece Sep 28 11:06 2.5 24 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Central Turkey Sep 28 10:58 2.1 5 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Western Turkey Sep 28 10:40 2.6 10 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Western Turkey Sep 28 10:28 2.4 8 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Western Turkey Sep 28 10:22 2.6 5 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Western Turkey Sep 28 10:15 2.0 10 MAP I Felt It
EMSC France-germany Border Region Sep 28 10:09 1.5 0 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Central Italy Sep 28 10:04 3.0 9 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Western Turkey Sep 28 09:21 2.4 4 MAP I Felt It
USGS Pamukkale, Turkey Sep 28 09:10 4.2 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Western Turkey Sep 28 09:10 4.1 9 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Eastern Turkey Sep 28 08:02 2.2 10 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Western Turkey Sep 28 07:31 2.0 5 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Eastern Turkey Sep 28 07:30 2.8 11 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Southern Greece Sep 28 07:17 4.7 35 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • kalamata - shaking office building, we are on the 2nd floor and wasnt in doubt.
  • Finikounda - Secousse modéré avec bruit de grondement . L impression d etre sur un bateaux . Durée environ 20 secondes .
  • Stoupa - Felt the ground shaking, caused curiosity rather than fear. No damage to buildings.
  • GEOFON Southern Greece Sep 28 07:17 4.8 37 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Koroni, Greece Sep 28 07:17 5.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Western Turkey Sep 28 07:04 2.6 12 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Western Turkey Sep 28 06:26 2.8 8 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Western Turkey Sep 28 06:00 2.0 13 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Austria Sep 28 04:48 1.9 -2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Western Turkey Sep 28 04:27 2.8 6 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Western Turkey Sep 28 04:19 3.3 12 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Ionian Sea Sep 28 03:17 2.3 20 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Western Turkey Sep 28 02:49 2.7 9 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Western Turkey Sep 28 02:26 2.0 7 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Crete, Greece Sep 28 02:13 2.6 60 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Greece Sep 28 02:10 2.6 3 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Southern Greece Sep 28 01:19 2.8 26 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Eastern Turkey Sep 28 01:13 2.1 3 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Western Turkey Sep 28 00:43 2.4 7 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Western Turkey Sep 28 00:39 2.0 7 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Western Turkey Sep 28 00:22 2.2 6 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Turkey-iran Border Region Sep 27 23:53 2.2 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Western Turkey Sep 27 23:47 2.1 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Western Turkey Sep 27 23:25 2.8 15 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Romania Sep 27 23:04 3.0 130 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Dodecanese Is.-turkey Border Reg Sep 27 22:04 2.2 5 MAP I Felt It
  • Kritinia - 3 seconden trilling
  • Ixia - For 10 - 15 sec the Bed was shaking like on a wave. The peoole from the other rooms after the earthquakes are on the balcony and it was really scary.
  • Iclemer - On holiday and was woken up by the shaking. Was very scary as we dont get them in england.
  • Dalaman - Both my husband and I were wakened beds both shaking pool water lapping the sides of the pool and lights swaying in lounge our first experience of an earthquake was unsure if more would follow no damage but I'm glad he was awake too otherwise he would not have believed me
  • Dalyan - House shook as if a boat on the sea for around 15 seconds
  • Symi - Un peu avant minuit j'ai été réveillé par une secousse de 2 secondes environ et par le bruit ressemblant à une forte déflagration. La maison tremblait modérément.
  • Calis - Lag in bed en het bed begon te schudden ongeveer 10 seconden lang met kleine tussenstop rond 24.00 uur
  • Marmaris - Net voor 12 uur in nacht. Een gerommel en ramen rammelden. Enkele seconden maar. Geen schade te zien.
  • marmaris - J ai été réveillé par les secousses de mon lit. Celui ci a bougé 2 fois vers minuit 23:59
  • Kalitea - 3secondes 23h57 pas de panique
  • Lardos - Schudden balkon van hotel
  • Kos - We were in bed and everything was shaking for a moment, maybe 5 second bit it was strange!
  • Dalaman - Was sitting upstairs in the airport then felt movement few minutes later the balcony starting to sway a little and the large air ducting started to sway took a while to understand what it was I was experiencing lucky it was not major hence I'm still here to tell you about it
  • Kremasti (Rhodos) - geen schade
  • Karpathos - Wij voelde geheel onverwacht het bed gedurende een paar seconden schudden, vreemde gewaarwording.
  • EMSC Western Turkey Sep 27 21:37 2.1 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Western Turkey Sep 27 21:26 2.3 6 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Western Turkey Sep 27 21:18 2.5 5 MAP I Felt It
  • Marmaris - We had just got into bed when the bed started feeling like it was vibrating and the room shaking It was a weird feeling We got up and went downstairs as we are staying in hotel on the fourth floor
  • USGS Emponas, Greece Sep 27 20:57 5.2 83 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Maris, TK - Whole building felt like it was shaking...
  • Rhodosstad - Bed schudden hevig
  • Rhodos-Ixia - Alles trilde in hotelkamer.
  • Faliraki - Чувствовалось как трусит здание.
  • Marmaris - Two kicks and 3 seconds moderate shaking. No damage.
  • rhodes - Ok
  • Ixia - Lag in bed en hoorde plots geklop. Wist niet wat het was maar bleek het bed te zijn. Hanger aan de deur maakte ook lawaai. Naar de billen van de vriendin gekeken en die waren aan het schudden terwijl zij gewoon lag te slapen
  • Mesudiye - Very aware of floor and furniture shaking for a few seconds on first floor hillside villa in Mesudiye
  • Theologos - Rond 23.58 uur wakker geworden door het trillen van het bed gedurende enkele seconden.
  • Rhodos stad - Seconde of 10 liggen schudden in mijn bed, geen schade en alles ok. Wel aparte ervaring om eens mee te maken
  • Fethiye - it felt like my bed was going over low speed bumps
  • GEOFON Dodecanese Islands, Greece Sep 27 20:57 5.1 94 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Zante - Felt a shudder
  • Pamukkale, TK - no damage
  • serigerme, TK - the whole room shook. felt strange. my first ever earthquake
  • Cairo, Egypt - Sitting in bed and felt a light shake that lasted about 10 seconds. No damage occurred. My mom felt it too on the other side of the apartment.
  • Kos, GR - Les légères secousses nous ont réveillés moi et ma femme alors que nous étions dans un hotel.
  • Rhodes, GR - Secousse a duré 2 sec. Mures ont bougé les lampes suspendus.
  • Kalafarda - This is the strongest one we have felt
  • Ialisos - Scary one here on Rhodos. The bed was shaking hard and lamps were swinging a bit after.
  • Rhodes, GR - Petites secousses. Mures qui tremblent.
  • Rhodes - Very smooth shaking for 30 seconds. Just one strong kick in the middle. (via emsc)
  • Rhodes, GR - Hotel noticeably shaking
  • Bitez, TK - 10 seconds of light vibration
  • Rhodos, ixia, GR - Bed schudde, kleding hangers in kast bewogen langdurig heen en weer
  • fethiye,, TK - Shake felt 3rd floor of hotel
  • Rhodes, GR - We set in a bar , and all the chairs and tables vibrated.
  • Lindos, GR - 2 secousses légères a quelques secondes d'intervalle : sensation très claire de tremblement sous mes pieds ( balcon 1er étage)
  • Lindos, GR - Brief shaking felt in hotel
  • Rhodes, GR - Petite secousse quelques secondes porte tremblante
  • Rhodos, Ilalysos, GR - Muren schudden gedurende 5-10 seconden
  • Rhodos, GR - Sliepen net. Bed schudde.
  • Fethiye, TK - Geen schade
  • Rodi - 16th Floor...f**k sono sceso subito in strada!
  • Fethiye - Bin aus dem Schlaf gerissen worden durch das Schütteln des Bettes
  • Sarigerme - I watched my hotel room move from side to side whilst feeling strong shaking
  • Faliraki - Чувствовалось как трусит здание. 2-3 секунды. Было жутко
  • Lindos village - Bottles rattled along the back of the bar on shelving. Lasted seconds.
  • EMSC Dodecanese Is.-turkey Border Reg Sep 27 20:57 5.5 90 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Switzerland Sep 27 20:17 1.9 4 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Western Turkey Sep 27 20:06 2.3 9 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Western Turkey Sep 27 19:36 2.4 8 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Western Turkey Sep 27 19:22 2.0 16 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Liechtenstein Sep 27 19:08 1.7 0 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Western Turkey Sep 27 19:05 2.5 5 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Western Turkey Sep 27 18:42 2.3 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Western Turkey Sep 27 18:27 2.2 12 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Western Turkey Sep 27 18:21 2.5 3 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Western Turkey Sep 27 18:20 2.5 6 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Northwestern Iran Sep 27 18:18 3.6 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Western Turkey Sep 27 18:11 4.0 7 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Selimiye - Paar minuten voor 12 uur s'nachts. Rammelende ramen. Geen schade.
  • USGS Omvriaki, Greece Sep 27 17:53 4.2 8 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Ixia - Bed shaking for approximately 30-45seconds
  • Rhodes - I woke up to my bed shaking very frightning. The door was shaking i was so scared. Lasted for 30 seconds.
  • EMSC Greece Sep 27 17:53 3.7 13 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Dodecanese Is.-turkey Border Reg Sep 27 17:52 2.0 12 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Western Turkey Sep 27 16:52 2.6 17 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Eastern Mediterranean Sea Sep 27 15:05 2.4 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Bulgaria-greece-turkey Border Rg Sep 27 14:44 2.3 7 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Ionian Sea Sep 27 13:42 2.3 1 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Ionian Sea Sep 27 13:34 2.3 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Eastern Turkey Sep 27 13:24 2.5 8 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Greece Sep 27 13:21 2.7 1 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Western Turkey Sep 27 11:30 3.2 6 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Central Italy Sep 27 10:31 2.5 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Greece Sep 27 10:19 2.0 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Northwestern Iran Sep 27 09:42 3.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Western Turkey Sep 27 09:33 2.1 9 MAP I Felt It
  • Iclemer - Was a strange shaking for a couple of seconds
  • EMSC Eastern Turkey Sep 27 09:15 2.5 20 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Northern Italy Sep 27 09:13 1.6 25 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Aegean Sea Sep 27 08:02 2.7 3 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Ionian Sea Sep 27 07:16 2.5 19 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Western Turkey Sep 27 07:08 2.1 7 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Central Turkey Sep 27 07:05 2.0 5 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Eastern Turkey Sep 27 06:17 2.2 22 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Ionian Sea Sep 27 06:00 2.9 1 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Western Turkey Sep 27 04:46 2.5 4 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Sicily, Italy Sep 27 04:41 2.6 205 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Greece Sep 27 04:20 2.9 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Central Italy Sep 27 04:06 2.7 6 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Aegean Sea Sep 27 03:28 2.0 6 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Western Turkey Sep 27 02:13 2.0 14 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Dodecanese Is.-turkey Border Reg Sep 26 23:12 3.0 79 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Western Turkey Sep 26 19:45 2.2 9 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Near The Coast Of Western Turkey Sep 26 19:32 2.0 17 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Western Turkey Sep 26 19:28 2.4 12 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Western Turkey Sep 26 19:07 2.0 5 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Western Turkey Sep 26 18:37 2.3 14 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Western Turkey Sep 26 18:18 2.1 9 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Western Turkey Sep 26 17:11 2.1 9 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Western Turkey Sep 26 16:48 2.6 7 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Western Turkey Sep 26 16:10 2.2 8 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Cyprus Region Sep 26 15:44 2.6 6 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Eastern Turkey Sep 26 14:12 2.8 12 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Western Turkey Sep 26 13:57 2.3 6 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Northern Italy Sep 26 12:47 2.5 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Greece Sep 26 12:04 2.2 19 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Western Turkey Sep 26 10:14 2.5 9 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Strait Of Gibraltar Sep 26 07:47 2.3 15 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Southern Greece Sep 26 07:27 2.3 16 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Syria-iraq Border Region Sep 26 05:38 2.7 5 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Western Turkey Sep 26 04:01 3.0 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Western Turkey Sep 26 03:20 2.2 5 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Near The Coast Of Western Turkey Sep 26 02:38 2.1 4 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Western Turkey Sep 26 02:16 2.9 5 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Near The Coast Of Western Turkey Sep 26 01:05 2.1 7 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Eastern Turkey Sep 26 00:38 2.0 7 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Western Turkey Sep 26 00:24 2.3 6 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Crete, Greece Sep 26 00:23 2.8 1 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Central Turkey Sep 25 23:49 2.3 6 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Eastern Turkey Sep 25 23:45 2.3 4 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Eastern Turkey Sep 25 23:26 3.0 9 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Near The Coast Of Western Turkey Sep 25 23:22 2.1 5 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Eastern Turkey Sep 25 22:00 2.7 8 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Central Turkey Sep 25 21:44 3.0 11 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Nw Balkan Region Sep 25 21:14 3.2 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Slovenia Sep 25 21:14 2.4 0 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Western Turkey Sep 25 21:11 2.0 13 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Western Turkey Sep 25 20:51 3.9 11 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Near The Coast Of Western Turkey Sep 25 20:19 2.0 14 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Western Turkey Sep 25 18:33 2.3 11 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Near The Coast Of Western Turkey Sep 25 17:37 2.1 13 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Western Turkey Sep 25 16:34 2.7 17 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Eastern Turkey Sep 25 16:03 2.0 16 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Cyprus Region Sep 25 15:02 2.4 3 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Western Turkey Sep 25 14:49 2.0 27 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Cyprus Region Sep 25 13:43 2.4 15 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Cyprus Region Sep 25 13:07 2.6 8 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Eastern Turkey Sep 25 11:55 2.4 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Pyrenees Sep 25 11:22 2.6 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Sicily, Italy Sep 25 09:27 2.8 6 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Sicily, Italy Sep 25 09:21 2.7 6 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Sicily, Italy Sep 25 08:42 3.0 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Dodecanese Is.-turkey Border Reg Sep 25 07:37 2.2 11 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Spain Sep 25 07:33 3.7 12 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Galera - No damage, akin to a heavy vehicle passing outside property.
  • Los Carriones - No damage
  • EMSC Central Italy Sep 25 06:46 3.0 11 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Western Turkey Sep 25 06:23 2.0 5 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Ionian Sea Sep 25 05:19 2.1 27 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Turkey-iran Border Region Sep 25 04:22 2.4 8 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Aegean Sea Sep 25 03:25 2.5 9 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Eastern Turkey Sep 25 01:44 2.0 15 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Western Turkey Sep 25 01:28 3.1 200 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Western Turkey Sep 25 00:49 2.4 5 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Central Italy Sep 25 00:32 2.9 9 MAP I Felt It
  • Soriano nel Cimino - very lightly shaking
  • EMSC Western Turkey Sep 25 00:31 3.1 4 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Western Turkey Sep 24 23:28 2.3 6 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Dodecanese Is.-turkey Border Reg Sep 24 22:11 2.0 5 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Fyr Of Macedonia Sep 24 22:04 2.7 1 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC France Sep 24 21:46 3.8 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Dodecanese Islands, Greece Sep 24 21:44 2.2 11 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Western Turkey Sep 24 20:05 2.3 7 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Western Turkey Sep 24 19:15 2.1 5 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Western Turkey Sep 24 18:48 2.1 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Eastern Turkey Sep 24 18:39 2.2 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Western Turkey Sep 24 18:13 2.6 6 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Central Turkey Sep 24 16:57 2.2 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Western Turkey Sep 24 16:38 2.2 13 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Central Italy Sep 24 15:19 2.6 9 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Western Turkey Sep 24 14:59 2.0 11 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Central Italy Sep 24 14:39 2.5 10 MAP I Felt It

    Data sources courtesy : USGSEMSCGFZGEONET


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    MMI II (Very weak shaking) ?
    People :
    Felt by persons at rest, on upper floors or favorably placed.
    MMI III (Weak shaking) ?
    People :
    Felt indoors; hanging objects may swing, vibration similar to passing of light trucks, duration may be estimated, may not be recognized as an earthquake.
    MMI IV (Light shaking) ?
    People :
    Generally noticed indoors but not outside. Light sleepers may be awakened. Vibration may be likened to the passing of heavy traffic, or to the jolt of a heavy object falling or striking the building.
    Fittings :
    Doors and windows rattle. Glassware and crockery rattle. Liquids in open vessels may be slightly disturbed. Standing motorcars may rock.
    Structures :
    Walls and frames of buildings, and partitions and suspended ceilings in commercial buildings, may be heard to creak.
    MMI V (Moderate shaking) ?
    People :
    Generally felt outside, and by almost everyone indoors. Most sleepers awakened. A few people alarmed.
    Fittings :
    Small unstable objects are displaced or upset. Some glassware and crockery may be broken. Hanging pictures knock against the wall. Open doors may swing. Cupboard doors secured by magnetic catches may open. Pendulum clocks stop, start, or change rate.
    Structures :
    Some large display windows cracked. A few earthenware toilet fixtures cracked.
    MMI VI (Strong shaking) ?
    People Felt by all. People and animals alarmed. Many run outside. Difficulty experienced in walking steadily.
    Fittings :
    Objects fall from shelves. Pictures fall from walls. Some furniture moved on smooth floors, some unsecured free-standing fireplaces moved. Glassware and crockery broken. Very unstable furniture overturned. Small church and school bells ring. Appliances move on bench or table tops. Filing cabinets or "easy glide" drawers may open (or shut).
    Structures :
    Slight damage to buildings with low standard. Some stucco or cement plaster falls. Large display windows broken. Damage to a few weak domestic chimneys, some may fall.
    Environment :
    Trees and bushes shake, or are heard to rustle. Loose material may be dislodged from sloping ground, e.g. existing slides, talus slopes, shingle slides.
    MMI VII (Very strong shaking) ?
    People
    General alarm. Difficulty experienced in standing. Noticed by motorcar drivers who may stop.
    Fittings :
    Large bells ring. Furniture moves on smooth floors, may move on carpeted floors. Substantial damage to fragile contents of buildings.
    Structures :
    Unreinforced stone and brick walls cracked. Low standard buildings cracked with some minor masonry falls. A few instances of damage to buildings of ordinary workmanship. Unbraced parapets, unbraced brick gables, and architectural ornaments fall. Roofing tiles, especially ridge tiles may be dislodged. Many unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, often falling from roof-line. Water tanks Type I burst. A few instances of damage to brick veneers and plaster or cement-based linings. Unrestrained water cylinders (hot-water cylinders) may move and leak. Some common windows cracked. Suspended ceilings damaged.
    Environment :
    Water made turbid by stirred up mud. Small slides such as falls of sand and gravel banks, and small rock-falls from steep slopes and cuttings. Instances of settlement of unconsolidated or wet, or weak soils. Some fine cracks appear in sloping ground. A few instances of liquefaction (i.e. small water and sand ejections).
    MMI VIII (Severe shaking) ?
    People Alarm may approach panic. Steering of motorcars greatly affected. Structures : Low standard buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. ordinary workmanship buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged in some cases. A few instances of damage to buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes. Monuments and pre-1976 elevated tanks and factory stacks twisted or brought down. Some pre-1965 infill masonry panels damaged. A few post-1980 brick veneers damaged. Decayed timber piles of houses damaged. Houses not secured to foundations may move. Most unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, some below roof-line, many brought down. Environment : Cracks appear on steep slopes and in wet ground. Small to moderate slides in roadside cuttings and unsupported excavations. Small water and sand ejections and localized lateral spreading adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
    MMI IX (Violent shaking) ?
    Structures Many low standard buildings destroyed. Ordinary workmanship buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes damaged in some cases, some with flexible frames seriously damaged. Damage or permanent distortion to some buildings and bridges, designed and built to normal use standards. Houses not secured to foundations shifted off. Brick veneers fall and expose frames. Environment : Cracking of ground conspicuous. Landsliding general on steep slopes. Liquefaction effects intensified and more widespread, with large lateral spreading and flow sliding adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
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    1. Sofia says:

      In Sofia - felt it at the seventh floor.

    2. Lorenzo says:

      Felt it in St.Paul's Bay, Malta

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