14°C
Porth, Newquay, Cornwall. UK  Tell A Friend
 Ad **Ad
Updated19/10/2017 15:30 
 


UK Earthquakes and European Map


UK Earthquakes in the last 50 days
Updated: 19/10/2017 10:53
Epicenter NearMagnitudeDistance to
Epicenter
Local TimeLink to
Map
CAERNARFON,GWYNEDD 0.8 184 mi (296 km) 18/10/2017 05:21 Map
WORTH MATRAVERS,DORSET 1.9 133 mi (213 km) 09/10/2017 18:36 Map
OBAN,ARGYLL & BUTE 1.4 412 mi (664 km) 08/10/2017 23:55 Map
ETTRICKBRIDGE,BORDERS 0.9 362 mi (583 km) 29/09/2017 19:42 Map
CHURCH STRETTON,SALOP 0.5 177 mi (285 km) 29/09/2017 00:21 Map
GLENELG,HIGHLAND 0.7 471 mi (758 km) 28/09/2017 23:18 Map
PENCOMBE,HEREFORDSHIRE 0.5 161 mi (259 km) 28/09/2017 02:00 Map
RINGFORD,D & G 1.2 313 mi (504 km) 27/09/2017 02:37 Map
ETTRICKBRIDGE,BORDERS 0.8 362 mi (582 km) 26/09/2017 14:40 Map
ETTRICKBRIDGE,BORDERS 0.7 362 mi (582 km) 26/09/2017 05:35 Map
IBSTOCK,LEICESTERSHIRE 0.7 221 mi (356 km) 26/09/2017 02:18 Map
IBSTOCK,LEICESTERSHIRE 0.6 221 mi (356 km) 25/09/2017 20:17 Map
IBSTOCK,LEICESTERSHIRE 0.8 221 mi (356 km) 25/09/2017 16:56 Map
PORTAVADIE,ARGYLL/BUTE 0.4 376 mi (606 km) 25/09/2017 00:42 Map
ALNESS,HIGHLAND 0.7 505 mi (812 km) 24/09/2017 02:48 Map
IBSTOCK,LEICESTERSHIRE 0.8 221 mi (356 km) 23/09/2017 03:04 Map
JERSEY,CHANNEL ISLANDS 1.9 152 mi (245 km) 22/09/2017 02:19 Map
GREENOCK,INVERCLYDE 0.4 382 mi (614 km) 20/09/2017 05:32 Map
MOIDART,HIGHLAND 1.1 442 mi (711 km) 18/09/2017 13:26 Map
CENTRAL NORTH SEA 3.3 632 mi (1017 km) 14/09/2017 09:14 Map
SCARBA,ARGYLL & BUTE 0.5 396 mi (638 km) 13/09/2017 07:50 Map
THORNE,SOUTH YORKSHIRE 1.3 285 mi (458 km) 13/09/2017 02:16 Map
KINLOCHEWE,HIGHLAND 0.5 495 mi (796 km) 13/09/2017 02:09 Map
TIDESWELL,DERBYSHIRE 0.7 242 mi (390 km) 11/09/2017 21:15 Map
CARMARTHEN BAY 0.6 91 mi (147 km) 10/09/2017 10:52 Map
MULL,ARGYLL & BUTE 0.9 423 mi (680 km) 10/09/2017 06:40 Map
CAIRNBAAN,ARGYLL/BUTE 0.5 391 mi (630 km) 09/09/2017 04:06 Map
LANGHAM,RUTLAND 1.3 242 mi (390 km) 08/09/2017 21:47 Map
GLENFINNAN,HIGHLAND 1.3 440 mi (707 km) 07/09/2017 13:08 Map
DUNANS,ARGYLL & BUTE 1.0 391 mi (629 km) 02/09/2017 11:57 Map
BALLANTRAE,AYRSHIRE 1.1 325 mi (523 km) 30/08/2017 03:43 Map

31 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
-------------
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

quakes

legend

Europe map courtesy of USGS Earthquake Hazards Program