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UK Earthquakes and European Map


UK Earthquakes in the last 50 days
Updated: 20/12/2014 17:28
Epicenter NearMagnitudeDistance to
Epicenter
Local TimeLink to
Map
ALNESS,HIGHLAND 1.2 504 mi (811 km) 17/12/2014 03:46 Map
MANSFIELD,NOTTS 2.1 246 mi (396 km) 09/12/2014 07:31 Map
HENSALL,N YORKSHIRE 1.9 280 mi (450 km) 06/12/2014 11:05 Map
NEWBRIDGE,CAERPHILLY 1.9 120 mi (194 km) 04/12/2014 16:07 Map
PENICUIK,MIDLOTHIAN 2.0 380 mi (611 km) 03/12/2014 21:57 Map
IRISH SEA 0.9 243 mi (391 km) 01/12/2014 03:56 Map
INVERLOCHY,ARGYLL/BUTE 0.6 414 mi (666 km) 25/11/2014 06:38 Map
INVERLOCHY,ARGYLL/BUTE 0.8 413 mi (665 km) 25/11/2014 06:38 Map
SEDBERGH,CUMBRIA 0.9 287 mi (462 km) 22/11/2014 21:14 Map
DUMFRIES,D & G 2.6 328 mi (529 km) 14/11/2014 11:23 Map
PENICUIK,MIDLOTHIAN 2.2 379 mi (610 km) 13/11/2014 09:23 Map
STONE,STAFFORDSHIRE 1.3 210 mi (339 km) 10/11/2014 20:24 Map
PONTYPOOL,TORFAEN 1.9 123 mi (198 km) 08/11/2014 06:00 Map
JERSEY,CHANNEL ISLANDS 2.2 155 mi (249 km) 07/11/2014 14:44 Map
BALQUHIDDER,STIRLING 0.8 408 mi (657 km) 06/11/2014 05:11 Map
BRECON,POWYS 0.9 129 mi (207 km) 04/11/2014 15:50 Map

16 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