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UK Earthquakes and European Map


UK Earthquakes in the last 50 days
Updated: 22/10/2014 15:51
Epicenter NearMagnitudeDistance to
Epicenter
Local TimeLink to
Map
ALNESS,HIGHLAND 1.2 509 mi (819 km) 19/10/2014 00:23 Map
IRISH SEA 0.9 200 mi (322 km) 17/10/2014 02:00 Map
NORTHERN NORTH SEA 3.9 853 mi (1372 km) 16/10/2014 23:43 Map
SHREWSBURY,SHROPSHIRE 1.0 187 mi (301 km) 15/10/2014 21:05 Map
JERSEY,CHANNEL ISLANDS 2.0 156 mi (250 km) 03/10/2014 21:49 Map
CENTRAL NORTH SEA 3.1 616 mi (991 km) 30/09/2014 11:59 Map
MULL,ARGYLL & BUTE 1.4 424 mi (683 km) 29/09/2014 02:43 Map
TARBERT,ARGYLL & BUTE 1.4 372 mi (598 km) 19/09/2014 20:16 Map
HENSALL,NORTH YORKSHIRE 1.9 281 mi (451 km) 11/09/2014 23:31 Map
WALSALL,WEST MIDLANDS 1.1 201 mi (323 km) 09/09/2014 19:13 Map
NORTH CHANNEL 0.9 292 mi (469 km) 08/09/2014 22:34 Map
EDWINSTOWE,NOTTS 1.3 257 mi (413 km) 02/09/2014 21:31 Map

12 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