International Disaster and Emergency Monitoring Center

Preliminary earthquake data and analysis

Earthquake Report
Base data
Event ID 255885
Event time 2020-09-03 08:04:14 (UTC)
Local time 2020-09-03 06:04:14 - [It was morning in the affected area.]
Last update 2020-09-03 08:10:00 (UTC)
Magnitude 2.8
Depth 1 km
Class Micro
Hypocenter Shallow depth
Mercalli scale 1
Possible effects People do not feel any Earth movement.
Data status
Data provider EMSC

Continent Europe
Country Poland
Administration area Silesian Voivodeship
Nearest settlement Pogwizdow
Distance 1 km
Course ESE
Surface type underground quake

Risk Analisys
Nearest nuclear power plants
There is no known nuclear power plant nearby.
Nearest marine ports
There is no known marine port nearby.
Nearest airports
Ostrava Leos Janáček Airport (51.36 km), Katowice International Airport (61.43 km)
Nearest volcanoes
Bruntal Volcanic Field volcano (72.90 km)
Quick Analysis
Due to the small magnitude of the earthquake and the moderate depth of the hypocenter, minimal damage is conceivable.