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UK Earthquakes and European Map


UK Earthquakes in the last 50 days
Updated: 13/02/2016 19:54
Epicenter NearMagnitudeDistance to
Epicenter
Local TimeLink to
Map
PENRYN,CORNWALL 0.8 18 mi (29 km) 27/01/2016 23:28 Map
NORTHERN NORTH SEA 1.9 665 mi (1070 km) 21/01/2016 18:51 Map
NORTHERN NORTH SEA 2.3 639 mi (1029 km) 20/01/2016 18:59 Map
JERSEY,CHANNEL ISLES 0.4 156 mi (251 km) 20/01/2016 06:41 Map
MULL,ARGYLL & BUTE 1.5 407 mi (655 km) 18/01/2016 14:43 Map
DRUMRUNIE,HIGHLAND 1.1 523 mi (842 km) 15/01/2016 14:44 Map
MULL,ARGYLL & BUTE 1.4 408 mi (656 km) 14/01/2016 07:24 Map
DRUMRUNIE,HIGHLAND 1.1 523 mi (842 km) 12/01/2016 00:00 Map
DRUMRUNIE,HIGHLAND 1.1 523 mi (842 km) 10/01/2016 14:34 Map
NEWCASTLETON,BORDERS 0.6 346 mi (557 km) 09/01/2016 16:20 Map
KINGTON,HEREFORDSHIRE 0.8 151 mi (244 km) 08/01/2016 18:46 Map
MAIDSTONE,KENT 1.6 250 mi (402 km) 07/01/2016 22:03 Map
BYRNESS,NORTHUMBERLAND 0.9 361 mi (582 km) 07/01/2016 21:47 Map
IRISH SEA 1.8 184 mi (297 km) 07/01/2016 18:52 Map
BLACKWOOD,CAERPHILLY 1.2 119 mi (191 km) 01/01/2016 22:32 Map
DENBIGH,DENBIGHSHIRE 0.8 201 mi (323 km) 01/01/2016 04:30 Map
BLACKWOOD,CAERPHILLY 1.9 119 mi (191 km) 30/12/2015 01:03 Map
TALLADALE,HIGHLAND 1.1 501 mi (806 km) 29/12/2015 22:26 Map
BLACKWOOD,CAERPHILLY 1.6 118 mi (190 km) 28/12/2015 22:11 Map
CHESTERFIELD,DERBYSHIRE 1.1 244 mi (393 km) 28/12/2015 20:59 Map
COMRIE,PERTH & KINROSS 1.3 413 mi (664 km) 27/12/2015 23:05 Map
BLACKWOOD,CAERPHILLY 1.8 118 mi (190 km) 27/12/2015 21:54 Map
BLACKWOOD,CAERPHILLY 1.8 118 mi (190 km) 27/12/2015 14:33 Map
BLACKWOOD,CAERPHILLY 0.8 117 mi (189 km) 27/12/2015 11:08 Map
LLANFYNDD,CARMS 1.1 111 mi (178 km) 26/12/2015 22:11 Map
SPEAN BRIDGE,HIGHLAND 1.3 447 mi (719 km) 26/12/2015 05:15 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