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Updated18/08/2017 05:57 

Location Map for European Earthquakes - Last 7 days
Centered on Berlin, Germany, 3000 mile radius

Only Magnitude 4.0 and greater available

Earthquakes in the past 7 days of magnitude 4.0 or greater within 3500 mi
Update time = Fri, 18-Aug-2017 06:00:04 BST

Epicenter Near Magnitude Distance to Epicenter Local Time Link
13 mi SSW of Golbasi, Turkey 4.3 0024991553 mi 1503037802Fri, 18-Aug-2017 06:30:02 map
3 mi NNW of Arruda dos Vinhos, Portugal 4.2 0022831419 mi 1502952296Thu, 17-Aug-2017 06:44:56 map
East of Severnaya Zemlya 4.7 0046142867 mi 1502956162Thu, 17-Aug-2017 07:49:22 map
18 mi ESE of Adamas, Greece 5.1 0019791230 mi 1502906008Wed, 16-Aug-2017 17:53:28 map
2 mi N of Smirdan, Romania 4.3 001311814 mi 1502903794Wed, 16-Aug-2017 17:16:34 map
Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge 4.8 0030481894 mi 1502843251Wed, 16-Aug-2017 00:27:31 map
1 mi NE of Murghob, Tajikistan 4.7 0048353004 mi 1502855383Wed, 16-Aug-2017 03:49:43 map
7 mi WNW of Merouana, Algeria 4.7 0019681223 mi 1502812243Tue, 15-Aug-2017 15:50:43 map
14 mi SSW of Milas, Turkey 4.7 0020431269 mi 1502685830Mon, 14-Aug-2017 04:43:50 map
Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge 4.6 0029001802 mi 1502664889Sun, 13-Aug-2017 22:54:49 map
Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge 4.6 0029101808 mi 1502664231Sun, 13-Aug-2017 22:43:51 map
Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge 5.1 0029031804 mi 1502663344Sun, 13-Aug-2017 22:29:04 map
Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge 4.9 0029031804 mi 1502663086Sun, 13-Aug-2017 22:24:46 map
Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge 5.0 0028941798 mi 1502662760Sun, 13-Aug-2017 22:19:20 map
15 mi E of Bodrum, Turkey 4.4 0020501274 mi 1502649323Sun, 13-Aug-2017 18:35:23 map
16 mi E of Bodrum, Turkey 4.9 0020491273 mi 1502630212Sun, 13-Aug-2017 13:16:52 map
25 mi SSE of Surab, Pakistan 4.1 0050943166 mi 1502631366Sun, 13-Aug-2017 13:36:06 map

17 earthquakes found. Click on location or map links for more details from the USGS

Map and data courtesy of United States Geological Survey.

The following describes the typical effects of earthquakes of various magnitudes near the epicenter. This table should be taken with extreme caution, since intensity and thus ground effects depend not only on the magnitude, but also on the distance to the epicenter, the depth of the earthquake's focus beneath the epicenter, and geological conditions (certain terrains can amplify seismic signals).
Richter magnitudes Description Earthquake effects Frequency of occurrence
Less than 2.0 Micro Microearthquakes, not felt. About 8,000 per day
2.0-2.9 Minor Generally not felt, but recorded. About 1,000 per day
3.0-3.9 Often felt, but rarely causes damage. 49,000 per year (est.)
4.0-4.9 Light Noticeable shaking of indoor items, rattling noises. Significant damage unlikely. 6,200 per year (est.)
5.0-5.9 Moderate Can cause major damage to poorly constructed buildings over small regions. At most slight damage to well-designed buildings. 800 per year
6.0-6.9 Strong Can be destructive in areas up to about 160 kilometres (100 mi) across in populated areas. 120 per year
7.0-7.9 Major Can cause serious damage over larger areas. 18 per year
8.0-8.9 Great Can cause serious damage in areas several hundred miles across. 1 per year
9.0-9.9 Devastating in areas several thousand miles across.
1 per 20 years
10.0+ Epic Never recorded.
Extremely rare (Unknown)