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UK Earthquakes and European Map


UK Earthquakes in the last 50 days
Updated: 16/08/2017 18:10
Epicenter NearMagnitudeDistance to
Epicenter
Local TimeLink to
Map
IRISH SEA 2.0 216 mi (347 km) 09/08/2017 05:41 Map
MOIDART,HIGHLAND 2.2 443 mi (712 km) 04/08/2017 18:35 Map
MOIDART,HIGHLAND 3.4 441 mi (710 km) 04/08/2017 15:45 Map
MOIDART,HIGHLAND 4.0 442 mi (712 km) 04/08/2017 15:43 Map
KINGUSSIE,GRAMPIAN 1.5 466 mi (749 km) 04/08/2017 03:19 Map
GAIRLOCHY,HIGHLAND 1.4 453 mi (729 km) 02/08/2017 18:43 Map
THURSO,HIGHLAND 1.4 570 mi (917 km) 02/08/2017 13:10 Map
NORTHERN NORTH SEA 3.1 802 mi (1291 km) 02/08/2017 03:15 Map
TREGARON,CEREDIGION 1.5 137 mi (220 km) 29/07/2017 21:51 Map
KAMES,ARGYLL & BUTE 1.1 377 mi (607 km) 29/07/2017 04:54 Map
ABERTHVEN,PERTH/KINROSS 0.9 412 mi (663 km) 28/07/2017 18:17 Map
HEBDEN,NORTH YORKSHIRE 0.7 284 mi (456 km) 28/07/2017 02:41 Map
SHOCKLACK,CHESHIRE 0.8 203 mi (327 km) 27/07/2017 20:55 Map
LLANGURIG,POWYS 0.6 148 mi (238 km) 26/07/2017 21:00 Map
CAERPHILLY,CAERPHILLY 0.8 113 mi (182 km) 24/07/2017 22:59 Map
BADRALLACH,HIGHLAND 2.3 515 mi (829 km) 23/07/2017 08:58 Map
ABERAERON,CEREDIGION 1.1 129 mi (208 km) 19/07/2017 19:46 Map
BARGOED,CAERPHILLY 2.2 118 mi (190 km) 16/07/2017 11:28 Map
BEDWAS,CAERPHILLY 1.2 114 mi (183 km) 11/07/2017 05:35 Map
LLANOVER,MONMOUTHSHIRE 1.3 127 mi (205 km) 11/07/2017 02:23 Map
CENTRAL NORTH SEA 3.6 613 mi (986 km) 07/07/2017 02:42 Map
CENTRAL NORTH SEA 4.7 650 mi (1046 km) 30/06/2017 14:33 Map
ELLESMERE PORT,CHESHIRE 1.1 217 mi (349 km) 28/06/2017 15:48 Map

23 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