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Updated29/05/2015 21:00 
 


UK Earthquakes and European Map


UK Earthquakes in the last 50 days
Updated: 29/05/2015 21:00
Epicenter NearMagnitudeDistance to
Epicenter
Local TimeLink to
Map
CAERNARFON,GWYNEDD 3.0 188 mi (303 km) 26/05/2015 16:41 Map
DUMFRIES,D & G 0.7 332 mi (534 km) 22/05/2015 21:08 Map
RAMSGATE,KENT 4.2 288 mi (463 km) 22/05/2015 02:52 Map
SMIRISARY,HIGHLAND 1.5 444 mi (715 km) 20/05/2015 03:05 Map
SHREWSBURY,SHROPS 0.9 192 mi (309 km) 16/05/2015 03:31 Map
CONISTON,CUMBRIA 1.4 284 mi (456 km) 14/05/2015 13:38 Map
LOCH RANNOCH,PERTHSHIRE 1.3 432 mi (696 km) 12/05/2015 07:02 Map
KENTS BANK,CUMBRIA 1.7 273 mi (440 km) 11/05/2015 19:55 Map
DUMFRIES,D & G 1.4 328 mi (527 km) 11/05/2015 03:16 Map
ENGLISH CHANNEL 1.7 114 mi (184 km) 30/04/2015 08:49 Map
ENGLISH CHANNEL 2.7 107 mi (172 km) 30/04/2015 08:20 Map
ENGLISH CHANNEL 1.8 113 mi (182 km) 30/04/2015 08:19 Map
CRAIK,BORDERS 0.7 353 mi (569 km) 27/04/2015 19:31 Map
NORTH FAMBRIDGE,ESSEX 1.9 263 mi (423 km) 23/04/2015 19:19 Map
KILMARTIN,ARGYLL/BUTE 1.5 396 mi (637 km) 20/04/2015 15:24 Map
RUNCORN,CHESHIRE 1.1 223 mi (358 km) 17/04/2015 07:51 Map
GAINSBOROUGH,LINCS 0.9 275 mi (442 km) 16/04/2015 01:05 Map
HEREFORD,HEREFORDSHIRE 1.1 157 mi (253 km) 13/04/2015 23:08 Map
GUERNSEY,CHANNEL ISLES 0.8 125 mi (201 km) 10/04/2015 06:05 Map
HENSALL,N YORKSHIRE 1.2 281 mi (452 km) 10/04/2015 00:48 Map

20 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