Moderate mag. 4.1 earthquake - North Sea, 59 km northeast of Thanet, Kent, England, United Kingdom, on Tuesday, January 23, 2007 at 17:32 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 10 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.647°N / 2.135°E↗ (North Sea, United Kingdom)
Antipode: 51.647°S / 177.865°W↗
Nearby towns and cities:
58 km (36 mi) NE of Broadstairs (pop: 23,300) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (36 mi) ENE of Thanet (pop: 125,400) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) NE of Ramsgate (pop: 38,600) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) ESE of Felixstowe (pop: 29,200) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) ESE of Harwich (pop: 20,700) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) ESE of Clacton-on-Sea (pop: 50,500) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (51 mi) ESE of Ipswich (pop: 178,800) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) ESE of Colchester (pop: 121,900) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) E of Southend-on-Sea (pop: 295,300) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (98 mi) E of London (pop: 7,556,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.1||10 km||North Sea (United Kingdom)||USGS|
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