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UK Earthquakes and European Map


UK Earthquakes in the last 50 days
Updated: 27/11/2014 20:27
Epicenter NearMagnitudeDistance to
Epicenter
Local TimeLink to
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 1.9 122 mi (197 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
BROMYARD,HERFORDSHIRE 1.2 163 mi (262 km) 30/10/2014 01:54 Map
MANSFIELD,NOTTS 2.6 246 mi (395 km) 28/10/2014 19:16 Map
NEWARK-ON-TRENT,NOTTS 1.7 260 mi (418 km) 26/10/2014 18:29 Map
ISLAY,ARGYLL & BUTE 1.1 376 mi (604 km) 25/10/2014 22:08 Map
BRIMFIELD,HEREFORDSHIRE 1.0 168 mi (270 km) 25/10/2014 09:26 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

16 UK Earthquakes in the last 50 days.

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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