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Minor mag. 2.5 earthquake - 63 km SSW of Frankfurt am Main, Germany on Friday, 11 September 2020

Minor mag. 2.5 earthquake  - 63 km SSW of Frankfurt am Main, Germany on Friday, 11 September 2020
11 Sep 05:26 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 5 minutes.
11 Sep 05:29: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 3.0 to 12.0 km (from 1.9 to 7.5 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 1.3 km (0.8 mi) towards SSE.
Date & time: Friday, 11 September 2020 05:21 UTC
Magnitude: 2.5
Depth: 12.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 49.61°N / 8.29°E (Germany)
Nearest volcano: Laacher See (115 km / 71 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) NW of Bobenheim-Roxheim (pop: 10,100)
6 km (3 mi) SW of Worms (pop: 81,100)
7 km (5 mi) NE of Heidesheim (pop: 7,000)
63 km (39 mi) SW of Frankfurt am Main (pop: 650,000)
112 km (70 mi) NW of Stuttgart (pop: 589,800)
175 km (109 mi) SE of Köln (pop: 963,400)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Fri, 11 Sep 05:21 UTCM 2.5 / 12 km63 km SSW of Frankfurt am Main, GermanyEMSC
Fri, 11 Sep 05:21 UTCM 2.6 / 23 kmGERMANY - 7km De Neustadt An Der WeinstraßeRENASS
Fri, 11 Sep 05:21 UTCM 2.4 / 3.2 kmPfeddersheim (Germany)Uni Köln
Fri, 11 Sep 05:21 UTCM 2.5 / 3 kmWorms / Deutschland (Germany)ZAMG

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Worms (4.9 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Very short maybe 2 seconds
Herrnsheim Worms (5.3 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 5-10 s
Worms, Germany / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : The house shook and vibration was felt.
Flörsheim-Dalsheim / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s

Significant earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900

Minor mag. 2.5 earthquake - 63 km SSW of Frankfurt am Main, Germany on Friday, 11 September 2020
    Hint: Click on Date/Time to show latest first
  • Date / time UTC
    | Mag |
    Depth
    |
    Age
    |
    Distance
    | Details
  • 13 Jan 1915 06:52
    | 6.7 |
    15km / 9.3mi
    |
    106 years ago
    |
    922km / 573mi
    | Central Italy
  • 30 Oct 2016 06:40
    | 6.5 |
    10km / 6.2mi
    |
    4 years ago
    |
    832km / 517mi
    | Central Italy
  • 06 May 1976 20:00
    | 6.5 |
    9km / 5.6mi
    |
    44 years ago
    |
    518km / 322mi
    | Austria-Italy-Slovenia Border Region
  • 06 Apr 2009 01:32
    | 6.3 |
    8.8km / 5.5mi
    |
    11 years ago
    |
    898km / 558mi
    | Central Italy
  • 19 Jul 1963 05:45
    | 6.3 |
    15km / 9.3mi
    |
    57 years ago
    |
    697km / 433mi
    | Ligurian Sea (Italy)
  • 26 Oct 2016 19:18
    | 6.2 |
    10km / 6.2mi
    |
    4 years ago
    |
    867km / 539mi
    | Norway
  • 24 Aug 2016 01:36
    | 6.2 |
    4.2km / 2.6mi
    |
    4 years ago
    |
    852km / 529mi
    | Central Italy
  • 11 Jan 1962 05:05
    | 6.2 |
    15km / 9.3mi
    |
    59 years ago
    |
    962km / 598mi
    | Croatia
  • 07 Jan 1962 10:03
    | 6.2 |
    15km / 9.3mi
    |
    59 years ago
    |
    973km / 604mi
    | Croatia-Bosnia And Herzegovina Border Region
  • 26 Oct 2016 19:18
    | 6.1 |
    10km / 6.2mi
    |
    4 years ago
    |
    825km / 513mi
    | Central Italy
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