Minor mag. 1.7 earthquake - GERMANY - 17km De Bad Kreuznach (quarry Blast) on Wednesday, 16 September 2020
16 Sep 10:00 UTC: First to report: RENASS after 19 minutes.
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 49.708°N / 7.988°E (Germany)
Nearest volcano: Laacher See (94 km / 58 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) NW of Kirchheimbolanden (pop: 8,000)
7 km (4 mi) NW of Rittersheim (pop: 200)
8 km (5 mi) NW of Bolanden (pop: 2,400)
67 km (42 mi) SW of Frankfurt am Main (pop: 650,000)
134 km (83 mi) NW of Stuttgart (pop: 589,800)
155 km (96 mi) SE of Köln (pop: 963,400)
Primary data source: RENASS
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 107 joules (6.22 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Wed, 16 Sep 09:41 UTC||M 1.7||GERMANY - 17km De Bad Kreuznach (quarry Blast)||RENASS|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 1.7, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.