Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - 1.6 km northwest of Lympne, Kent, England, United Kingdom, on Saturday, April 28, 2007 at 07:18 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 10 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.085°N / 1.009°E↗ (England, United Kingdom)
Antipode: 51.085°S / 178.991°W↗
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) WNW of Lympne (pop: 1,700) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) W of Folkestone (pop: 66,400) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (7 mi) SE of Ashford (pop: 62,800) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (13 mi) WSW of Dover (pop: 41,700) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) SSW of Canterbury (pop: 55,200) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) NE of Hastings (pop: 133,400) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) ESE of Maidstone (pop: 107,600) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) ESE of London (pop: 7,556,900) --> See nearby quakes!
105 km (65 mi) ESE of Brent (pop: 329,100) --> See nearby quakes!
170 km (106 mi) ESE of West Ilsley (pop: 332) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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