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Minor mag. 2.7 earthquake - GERMANY on Tuesday, 12 February 2019

Minor mag. 2.7 earthquake  - GERMANY on Tuesday, 12 February 2019
Feb 12 04:42: Magnitude recalculated from 2.5 to 2.7.
Date & time: Tuesday, 12 February 2019 04:21 UTC
Magnitude: 2.7
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 50.31°N / 7.43°E (Germany)
Nearest volcano: Laacher See (15 km)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 7.1*10^8 J (197 KWh / 0.169 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 12 Feb 2019
Tue, 12 Feb 04:21 UTCM 2.6 / 6 kmKobern-Gondorf/Lkrs. Mayen-Kob./RLPLGRB
Tue, 12 Feb 04:21 UTCM 2.5 / 8.1 kmWolken (RP)GD NRW

"I felt it" reports:
Koblenz-Lay / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Sinzig (29.1 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Leverkusen / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Koblenz / MMI III (Weak shaking): I felt a weak shaking and heard a little shaking noise of my wardrobe
Lahnstein / MMI III (Weak shaking): ein Ruck ging durch das ganze Haus, etwas kürzer als gestern
Koblenz / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(9.1 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Kettig / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Leichtes grummeln und der Boden hat leicht gewackelt
56307 Dernbach / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Dachziegel abgerutscht als es rumpelte
Gappenach / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Saffig / MMI III (Weak shaking): Rolling in the Deep
56333 Winningen (6.2 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Weißenthurm / MMI III (Weak shaking): dumpfes Grollen und leichte Erschütterung
Weißenthurm (11.9 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Woke up and felt a shaking for a few seconds
Zimmermann 56220 Kettig / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Vallendar / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Lonnig / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Kruft / MMI III (Weak shaking): Dumpfes Grollen über ein paar Sekunden, minimale Vibrationen
Kratzenburg (16.1 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): We woke up and the windows have shaking.
Rhens, germany (13.5 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Weaker than yesterday, but woke up.
Koblenz Karthause / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Kettig Germany / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(2.2 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Woke up from the sound. Was the second rumble within two days.
Winningen / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Woke up after a very weak shaking an fell asleep again the next minute.
Koblenz Rübenach / MMI IV (Light shaking): Das gestern habe ich nicht gespürt, aber eben bin ich aufgewacht. Ich würde sagen es waren nur zwei Stöße, ungefähr so als würde noch jemand ins Bett steigen, gefolgt von einem Grollen wie wenn ein LKW vorbei fährt, aber eben gleichmäßig ca. eine Sekunde lang, ohne Anstieg und Abfall. Mein Fenster hat geknackt.
56332 / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Koblenz / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Kettig / MMI IV (Light shaking): Leichtes Zittern und Grollen. Gläser haben leicht geklirrt.
Koblenz Metternich / MMI IV (Light shaking): als sei ein Lkw in die Hauswand gedonnert. Ein Knall und ganz kurz gewackelt
Koblenz / MMI III (Weak shaking): Like a truck passing, I woke up.
56073 Koblenz-Lay / MMI IV (Light shaking)
56332 / MMI III (Weak shaking): Die schranktüren haben geklappert und es war ein leises Grollen zu hören
Koblenz / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Like a far away explosion. Weak shake of the house. Windows were cracking.
Koblenz / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Bassenheim (5.8 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
56332 Dieblich / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
(9.9 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Koblenz Metternich / MMI III (Weak shaking): Das Nachbeben war lange nicht so unangenehm wie das gestrige Erdbeben.
Kobern-Gondorf (2 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
(2.7 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Leichtes Grollen und Zittern. Geschirr im Schrank klirrte leicht. Standort: Dieblich/Mosel.
Koblenz / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Koblenz (8.3 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Ich lag im Bett und erwachte. Es hörte sich an, wie eine Tür die zuschlug. Ein paar Sekunden noch ein Vibrieren gespürt.
Kobern-Gondorf / MMI IV (Light shaking): I woke up.
Boppard / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(10.6 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Woke up from my sleep with my bed shaking, and heard the doors and windows shaking in their frames. Also heard what seemed to be a rumbling sound coming from outside.
Lahnstein / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Kurzes tiefes Grummeln mit Vibration
Koblenz / MMI III (Weak shaking)
56112 Lahnstein / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Schütteln war kaum zu merken, aber das Grummeln war auch unter der Dusche zu hören.
56751 Polch / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Winningen / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(16.6 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)


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