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UK Earthquakes and European Map


UK Earthquakes in the last 50 days
Updated: 28/01/2015 15:22
Epicenter NearMagnitudeDistance to
Epicenter
Local TimeLink to
Map
WINCHESTER,HAMPSHIRE 2.9 170 mi (274 km) 27/01/2015 18:30 Map
ENGLISH CHANNEL 2.2 205 mi (329 km) 26/01/2015 08:54 Map
ISLAY,ARGYLL & BUTE 1.6 375 mi (603 km) 24/01/2015 19:50 Map
WARRINGTON,CHESHIRE 1.3 231 mi (371 km) 19/01/2015 03:16 Map
GLOUCESTER,GLOS 1.8 157 mi (252 km) 14/01/2015 07:20 Map
DURNESS,HIGHLAND 2.4 558 mi (898 km) 09/01/2015 01:03 Map
DURNESS,HIGHLAND 1.4 559 mi (900 km) 09/01/2015 00:21 Map
DURNESS,HIGHLAND 1.5 559 mi (899 km) 08/01/2015 20:26 Map
FORT WILLIAM,HIGHLAND 0.6 441 mi (709 km) 03/01/2015 23:17 Map
BEWCASTLE,CUMBRIA 0.4 333 mi (536 km) 01/01/2015 07:11 Map
KNIGHTON,POWYS 0.8 151 mi (243 km) 30/12/2014 15:29 Map
BALLACHULISH,HIGHLAND 1.0 430 mi (691 km) 25/12/2014 04:34 Map
GRASMERE,CUMBRIA 2.0 295 mi (474 km) 24/12/2014 08:21 Map
LOCH ECK,ARGYLL/BUTE 0.6 391 mi (629 km) 23/12/2014 00:15 Map
ALNESS,HIGHLAND 1.2 504 mi (811 km) 17/12/2014 03:46 Map
TENBURY WELLS,WORCS 0.7 169 mi (272 km) 11/12/2014 18:02 Map
MANSFIELD,NOTTS 2.1 246 mi (396 km) 09/12/2014 07:31 Map

17 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