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UK Earthquakes and European Map


UK Earthquakes in the last 50 days
Updated: 28/08/2015 14:11
Epicenter NearMagnitudeDistance to
Epicenter
Local TimeLink to
Map
DOVE HOLES,DERBYSHIRE 1.8 242 mi (390 km) 26/08/2015 13:28 Map
ACHNASHEEN,HIGHLAND 1.6 488 mi (786 km) 16/08/2015 15:54 Map
DURNESS,HIGHLAND 1.3 567 mi (912 km) 12/08/2015 12:59 Map
DURNESS,HIGHLAND 1.2 567 mi (912 km) 12/08/2015 11:26 Map
LLEYN PENINSULA 1.2 181 mi (291 km) 11/08/2015 10:06 Map
SOUTHERN NORTH SEA 4.1 362 mi (583 km) 06/08/2015 16:03 Map
BRAMPTON,CUMBRIA 0.8 327 mi (527 km) 05/08/2015 00:54 Map
SKIPNESS,ARGYLL & BUTE 0.9 371 mi (597 km) 05/08/2015 00:19 Map
PONTARDDULAIS,SWANSEA 1.3 101 mi (162 km) 02/08/2015 04:42 Map
HELMSHORE,LANCASHIRE 0.7 252 mi (406 km) 02/08/2015 00:21 Map
BADACHRO,HIGHLAND 0.7 502 mi (809 km) 01/08/2015 22:04 Map
IRISH SEA 1.8 178 mi (287 km) 31/07/2015 16:38 Map
LOCH HOURN,HIGHLAND 0.7 462 mi (743 km) 26/07/2015 11:18 Map
MULL,ARGYLL & BUTE 1.3 410 mi (660 km) 26/07/2015 01:48 Map
BURNLEY,LANCASHIRE 1.3 260 mi (418 km) 25/07/2015 01:10 Map
IRISH SEA 1.4 265 mi (427 km) 24/07/2015 13:58 Map
WIGTON,CUMBRIA 1.0 308 mi (496 km) 24/07/2015 11:20 Map
ENGLISH CHANNEL 1.9 202 mi (325 km) 22/07/2015 20:12 Map
BALLACHULISH,HIGHLAND 1.3 431 mi (694 km) 20/07/2015 23:36 Map
BANGOR,GWYNEDD 0.7 197 mi (318 km) 18/07/2015 05:52 Map
AMBLESIDE,CUMBRIA 1.0 292 mi (470 km) 17/07/2015 23:57 Map
CALDBECK,CUMBRIA 1.6 307 mi (495 km) 17/07/2015 10:58 Map
JERSEY,CHANNEL ISLES 1.3 164 mi (265 km) 12/07/2015 04:49 Map
NORTHERN NORTH SEA 3.2 893 mi (1438 km) 10/07/2015 23:40 Map
MELTON MOWBRAY,LEICS 1.0 241 mi (388 km) 10/07/2015 15:40 Map
ATLANTIC,NW OF IRELAND 1.9 477 mi (767 km) 09/07/2015 06:12 Map

26 UK Earthquakes in the last 50 days.

Reproduced with the permission of the British Geological Survey © NERC. All rights Reserved.




Based upon KML Data Feeds, with the permission of the British Geological Survey.

Check out the UK Earthquake Timeline 1970 to Present Day Here from the British Geological Survey

Cornwall Map of Historical Earthquakes


02:40 on 4th December 2011 - Bodmin - 2.2 magnitude Real-time Seismogram from Carnmenellis, Cornwall.
Reports of the tremor being felt in Bodmin, Callington, Camboune, Liskeard, Newquay, Padstow, St Austell and Wadebridge. Describe by many as a 'Whooshing And Shaking'. I was fast asleep, so missed it.

Local Earthquakes

July 2014 The higest level of detections in the last decade is set to be registered for 2014 with 100 earthquakes recorded in the first 3 months of the year and 149 in total up until July. This compares to 154 in 2013, 64 in 2006 and 111 in 2005.
17:26 on 23rd July 2014 - Jersey - 3.2 magnitude
12:54 on 11th July 2014 - Jersey - 4.2 magnitude
10th November 1996 - Centred on Mounts Bay, near Penzance. 3.8 on the Richter Scale
25 February and 12 June 1981 Here Constantine and Liskard
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The average recurrence the UK may expect can be estimated as follows:
an earthquake of 3.7 or larger every 1 year
an earthquake of 4.7 or larger every 10 years
an earthquake of 5.6 or larger every 100 years.

Cornwall Geology Map

Europe

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Europe map courtesy of USGS Earthquake Hazards Program