Mag. 3.1 earthquake - - 2 km WSW of Wing, United Kingdom, on 22 Sep 2020 09:32 am -

Mag. 3.1 earthquake  - - 2 km WSW of Wing, United Kingdom, on 22 Sep 2020 09:32 am

Minor magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 10 km depth

22 Sep 08:51 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 20 minutes.
22 Sep 09:48: Magnitude recalculated from 3.6 to 3.1. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 5.0 to 10.0 km (from 3.1 to 6.2 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 20 km (12.4 mi) towards N.
Update Tue, 22 Sep 2020, 12:07
Second earthquake felt in England near Leighton Buzzard
Location of today's quake in England
Location of today's quake in England
A second felt earthquake shook the town of Leighton Buzzard this morning at 09:22 local time. The tremor had a magnitude of 3.1 and occurred 3 km north of the town.
Today's quake is likely an aftershock of the the slightly stronger quake on 8 Sep in almost the same area.
Thousands of people near the epicenter could feel a rattling vibration that lasted a few seconds. Being only a magnitude 3.1 event, the earthquake was not dangerous and caused no damages.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 22 Sep 2020 08:32:13 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 22 Sep 2020 09:32 am
Magnitude: 3.1
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.94°N / 0.66°W (United Kingdom)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) N of Leighton Buzzard (pop: 37,500)
8 km (5 mi) S of Woburn Sands (pop: 5,070)
11 km (7 mi) WNW of Dunstable (pop: 52,000)
16 km (10 mi) ENE of North Marston (pop: 781)
16 km (10 mi) N of Tring (pop: 11,900)
17 km (11 mi) NE of Aylesbury (pop: 74,700)
60 km (38 mi) NW of London (pop: 7,556,900)
104 km (64 mi) SE of Birmingham (pop: 984,300)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 17.5°C (63 F), humidity: 88%, wind: 4 km/h (2 kts) from SSW
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) More info
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 3.110 km- 2 km WSW of Wing, United KingdomEMSC
M 3.010 kmLeighton Buzzard,beds, United KingdomBGS
M 3.110 km2 Km WSW of Wing, United KingdomUSGS

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3 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating : After the first large earthquake the sensation of this one was familiar but much less intense; my dad who was outside this time didn't register it happening when I asked. I assumed it was my imagination until a friend from elsewhere mentioned the earthquake. Said friend also linked to an article about possible fracking nearby. If that is the case, I am not happy that we have to endure these preventable earthquakes for an environmentally unfriendly process like that. What is going on? No earthqua | 3 users found this interesting.
  • (my report was cut off, here's the rest) No earthquakes in my 30 years born and raised here, and suddenly 2 in one month? Also an update: there's no shale nearby so it's not fracking. Still odd that we've had two in one month, though! Maybe just another eerie side effect of 2020.
Pitstone (12.5 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Heard what sounded like a door banging hard then glasses on kitchen drainer rattled together felt a jolt | 2 users found this interesting.
3.7 km S of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 1-2 s : Sounded like a sonic boom with an echo, similar to first quake a couple of weeks ago. Another slight tremble at 13:40 , so two for today. | One user found this interesting.
3.7 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : Somewhere between Mm3 and MM4, all doors, windows and glassware rattled as if someone had slammed a door very hard. Was followed by very light vibration a few hours later
linslade (4.5 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s : Based on hte last shake, same type, magnitude lower, last one was 3.9 corrected down to 3.3 this is indicated as 3.1 and i think it will be adjusted down to 2.6
Crafton (8.8 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 2-5 s : It was more a rumble picking up then a big bang as if the house had been dropped back down again | One user found this interesting.
Aston Abbotts (10.7 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Rattled house | One user found this interesting. (reported through our app)
12.6 km S of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s
Hemel Hempstead (24.5 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : Not felt in Hemel Hempstead. (reported through our app)
24.5 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / not felt : Not felt in Hemel Hempstead (reported through our app)
Linslade (3.1 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Earley Reading (57.6 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
169.2 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / not felt : Not felt. No experience
Heath and Reach LU7 0AJ (0 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : Two of us at home, not aware of any shaking.
2.4 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Felt like someone dropped the wardrobe
6.1 km S of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
17.2 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / not felt
9.2 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / very short (reported through our app)
Linslade (3.2 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
10.2 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Leighton buzzard (4.2 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
20.1 km S of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Loud bang heard, sounded like a lorry going past and the upstairs radiators rattled.
Wing, Leighton Buzzard (5.7 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / very short
15.6 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / very short : Single large jolt
6.5 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt like a lorry had crashed into the house.
Leighton Buzzard (2.6 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Everything in the house shook. (reported through our app)
26 km E of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
10.2 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Luton (13.8 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Cracking noise over the walls !
3 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 1-2 s
Eaton Bray (8.8 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / very short
16.7 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Aylesbury (17.5 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 1-2 s
Lu7 4by (4 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / very short
7 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake : Very similar to the one on 8th Sept
12.1 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 1-2 s
Stoke Mandeville (19 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s
Long Marston (12.7 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
2.8 km S of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
10.9 km E of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
3.6 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating
Studham Beds (15.4 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s
0.4 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s : Bed shook, walls rattled
2.7 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s (reported through our app)
16.9 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s : Sharp single jolt, enough to wake me up
2.8 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s
Aston Clinton (16.2 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / very short : Plant leaves shook, glass of water visibly disturbed.
4.2 km S of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / very short
Kensworth (14.8 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
15 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Leighton Buzzard (3.9 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Felt the room shake, saw the TV and coat stand visible shake.
Leighton Buzzard (3.8 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 5-10 s
4.4 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Leighton Buzzard / Light shaking (MMI IV) / complex motion difficult to describe / 5-10 s : Heard 2 loud thuds quickly followed by shaking and rumbling which I could feel. Half an hour before it happened one of my cats started scratching at the floor and walking from room to room wailing loudly. My other cats hid as soon as the rumbling occurred. | 3 users found this interesting.
Liscombe Park / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 1-2 s : Office shook, thought it was a lorry passing but not near road. Similar to the first one recently but not as intense. | One user found this interesting.
Shelley drive bletchley / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / very short : I was sitting on a chair in my living room and felt a slight wobble as if someone had bumped into the chair I was sitting in.
Hockliffe / not felt / very short : After the first massive quake on the 8th I never felt but everyone was hiding under their tables from I was sure I’d feel the second... turns out we have hundreds of small quakes a year which are largely un-noticed and not a threat to our frail island lives. Wake me up when it’s a 5mag and Get on with it people you’re not going to die from a little wobble
Fenny Stratford MK2 / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / very short : Very low intensity but it felt and sounded like a single vertical "thwump," unlike the more intense rolling wave and vibration felt during the previous earthquake on 08 Sep. 2020, which lasted a few seconds.
Leighton Buzzard / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Whilst working on the 3rd floor of my house , I felt the house shake for 2 seconds my laptop was shaking and there was a mound rumbling sound
Leighton BuzZard / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Not as strong as couple of weeks back but enough to fill the vibration through my house whilst working from Home
TRING / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Everything in the garage around me shifted for no apparent reason. This time there was no associated noise.
LEIGHTON BUZZARD / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I felt it while in my bedroom upstairs at 09:34am. Slight shaking about 3-4 seconds. Not sure what is happening in the earth beneath Leighton Buzzard.
LU7 0DH / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : A loud rumble and the feeling of everything and the house shifting rIght and then returning over in a second
Leighton Buzzard / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s : Low rumble. Vibration like large HGV convoy felt through floor. Noticed swaying of structure no damage.
Leighton Buzzard / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Whilst working on the 3rd floor of my house , I felt the house shake for 2 seconds my laptop was shaking and there was a mound rumbling sound
Leighton Buzzard / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Loud bang followed by a little shaking. Located on 2nd floor of a town house on outskirts of Leighton Buzzard. Sounded like a large vehicle had hit something hard
Leighton Buzzard / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 2-5 s : Sat at my desk working in computer light fitting started to shake then sounded like people upstairs where banging about them the walls desk and computer started to shake
Leighton Buzzard / Light shaking (MMI IV) / very short : Felt it shake the cupboards and floor. It was a weird feeling momentarily before it happened that it was about to happen. Is there some higher frequency wave that goes first/faster?. No noticeable damage yet.
Leighton Buzzard / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : This was a different motion to the previous two. This one was a side to side shake that went on for longer than the first two (which were just sharp jolts).
Linslade Lu7 / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : The same as last time,like something hitting the building, a bang and the shaking, moving of the floor of my first floor flat
Leighton Buzzard / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was standing in my kitchen wearing slippers and heard a loud bang, (I thought my gas boiler had exploded) and the ground moved under my feet.
Pitstone / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I felt the ground shift as I sat reading in one room of the house (downstairs) however other inhabitant didn’t feel it despite sitting in another room downstairs (20ms away) but likely they were distracted by being on a call as it last for only a second.
Leighton Buzzard / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Whilst working on the 3rd floor of my house , I felt the house shake for 2 seconds my laptop was shaking and there was a mound rumbling sound
Leighton Buzzard / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : 1st floor office in outskirts of Leighton Buzzard suddenly shook and it was audible too. It felt like something had crashed into the building.
Slapton, Bucks / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Short, sharp shock, glassware rattled and walls shook. Like a very heavy truck going past or bumping the house.
Leighton Buzzard / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Sudden rumble/bang followed by windows rattling and walls shaking. Definite noticeable movement inside. Wife was out walking dogs and didn't notice anything
Long Marston / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / very short : Felt as though a huge bird had flown in house. Very quick. Little noise but a definite lateral shake.
Ivinghoe aston Buckinghamshire / Light shaking (MMI IV) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 2-5 s : Heard a rumble from the roof downwards, and the chairs started to shake. Daughter felt the floor move
Grove, Leighton Buzzard / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 1-2 s : Working away quite happily when office shook like something large had knocked into it. No sound this time around unlike our first earthquake a few weeks ago
Leighton Buzzard / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : House shook, much weaker than the last one 2 weeks ago almost to the hour | 3 users found this interesting.
  • The timing can't be a coincidence...
Leighton Buzzard / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / very short : Third ‘quake in two weeks. Unheard of before. | One user found this interesting.
Northall / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / very short : short deep rumble | One user found this interesting.
Leighton Buzzard / Weak shaking (MMI III) : 2 bangs, felt like something hit neighbouring property. Weak shake. Only lasted about 5 seconds | One user found this interesting.
Eaton Bray / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s : Single shake here | One user found this interesting.
leighton buzzard / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / very short : very short, rumble, visibly saw things shake. not as long as the one two weeks ago | One user found this interesting.
Luton / not felt : Was sleeping, felt nothing.
LU79PR / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 1-2 s : Couple of seconds. Very slight compared to previous one.
LU72XW / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Newpor Pagnell, Bucks / not felt
Leighton Buzzard / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Linslade / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
LU6 2HD / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Was working at my computer and felt the house rumble slightly
Aylesbury / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 2-5 s
Leighton Buzzard / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 2-5 s
Leighton Buzzard / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
LU7 4BZ / not felt
Stanbridge / not felt
Leighton Buzzard / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 1-2 s
wigginton / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Leighton Buzzard / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Moderate vibrations and shaking. Our Persimmon built house is still standing.
Leighton buzzard / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / very short : Sitting in my car it felt like someone fell against it at about 0920
Leighton buzzard / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 1-2 s
tring / not felt
Leighton buzzard / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Wing / Weak shaking (MMI III) / very short
Leighton Buzzard / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s
Eaton Bray / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s : very audible 'thud' then whole 3-floor house shake
TRING Hertfordshire / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Felt as everything shuffled slightly
Linslade / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Bletchley / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s
LU7 1DD / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Felt like a Truck going past.
Wendover / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s
Milton Keynes / not felt
Wavendon / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Wingrave / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump / very short
Milton Keynes / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Did feel it first thought some heavy truck past by- but road was empty
Pitstone / not felt
Dunstable / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s
LU70RG / not felt
Linslade leighton buzzard / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
linslade / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 2-5 s
Stewkley / Weak shaking (MMI III) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 2-5 s : House and floor shook as if a very large lorry had passed very close at speed to the house.
Pitstone Bucks / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Sounded like someone moving about upstairs. Vibrating the table I was working on downstairs.
Leighton Buzzard / Light shaking (MMI IV) : A wobble and a shake but very brief
Leighton Buzzard / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Leighton Buzzard / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / very short
Stoke mandeville / not felt / single vertical bump / very short : House creaked and chair moved
Berkhamsted / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / very short
Tring / not felt
Birmingham / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 2-5 s
Leighton buzzard / Weak shaking (MMI III) / very short
Pitstone / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s
Leighton Buzzard / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Leighton Buzzard / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s
LEIGHTON BUZZARD / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump / 2-5 s
pitstone / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Aylesbury / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / very short
Leighton Buzzard / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 1-2 s : Sounded like someone jumping/falling on upper floor.
pitstone / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 1-2 s
Leighton Buzzard / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 1-2 s
LU7 4UP / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Felt the shaking and could see my light shade shaking and heard things rattling
Leighton Buzzard / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / very short : Fridge shook and the windows
Leighton buzzard / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Marsworth / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Cheddington / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
LU7 9SB / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating : Not as bad as the one on the 8th, but still unpleasant enough
Leighton buzzard / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Cheddington / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Caddington / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / very short : Felt like someone bumping into my bed. Something wobbled on a shelf.
Marsworth / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Leighton Buzzard / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 1-2 s
leighton Buzzard / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Lu7 2pw / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Lu72ad / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 2-5 s
Wingrave / Light shaking (MMI IV) : The house shook briefly. It felt and sounded as though a heavy lorry was passing very close by.
LEIGHTON BUZZARD / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 1-2 s
Mk35ay / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 1-2 s : Window and doors creaked on top floor apartment
Leighton Buzzard uk / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 1-2 s
Leighton Buzzard / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Leighton Buzzard / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
West Leith, Tring, Hertfordshire / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 1-2 s
Leighton Buzzard / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s : Heard a loud noise accompanied by a jolt and rumbling
Browns Wood / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s : Felt in in Browns Wood Milton Keynes
Leighton Buzzard / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Eaton bray / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Pitstone, Leighton Buzzard, UK / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Felt house creaking
Edlesborough, Dunstable / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 1-2 s : Felt it
Wing leighton buzzard / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Leighton Buzzard / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 1-2 s
LEIGHTON BUZZARD / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : My desk vibrated
Wing / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
LEIGHTON BUZZARD / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Leighton Buzzard / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s : A faint 'bang' followed by a rumbling sound. Felt the ground shake whilst sitting on sofa
Houghton Regis, LU5 5AZ / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 1-2 s
Wing / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Leighton Buzzard / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Shaking woke me up but it stopped as soon as I woke, so not sure how long it went on for.
Linslade, leighton buzzard / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump : felt in Linslade Leighton Buzzard, Felt a slight shake and the building seemed to bang downwards
LU79QX / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
Leighton buzzard / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s
Leighton buzzard / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Dunstable / not felt : Did not feel anything, I have been told about it by a friend working in Leighton Buzzard.
Leighton buzzard / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Leighton Buzzard / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / very short : On 2nd floor. Loud Bang like a heavy truck had crashed, followed by shaking for about a second
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Leighton Buzzard / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
HP22 5BB / Light shaking (MMI IV) / very short
Leighton buzzard / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 1-2 s
LU6 2RP / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / very short
Aylesbury / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Stewkley, Leighton Buzzard / not felt
Aston Clinton, Aylesbury / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Multon Keynes / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s
Aylesbury / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating
Dunstable / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Milton Keynes / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 2-5 s
tring / not felt
Leighton buzzard / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 1-2 s
Leighton Buzzard / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
LU74DG / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Leighton ur / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Loud noise and house shaking a couple of seconds
Leighton Buzzard / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / very short
Milton Keynes / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump / very short
Leighton Buzzard / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 1-2 s
Leighton Buzzard / Weak shaking (MMI III)
leighton buzzard / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s
Leighton Buzzard / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / very short
Halton, Buckinghamshire / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Lu7 9hy / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Wendover / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / very short
Eaton Bray / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Leighton Buzzard / Light shaking (MMI IV) : House shook for a few seconds and the lights flickered
Leighton Buzzard / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Tottenhoe / Light shaking (MMI IV) / very short
Leighton buzzard / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
leighton buzzard / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Leighton buzzard - linslade / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : double jolt. noise like distant explosion. log cabin creaked and windows rattled.
Wingrave / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 2-5 s
leighton Buzzard / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Shaking felt inside house, together with deep growling noise
Aylesbury / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / very short
Leighton Buzzard / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
Leighton Buzzard (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 3 km S of epicenter) : very brief couple of second rumble accompanied by a significant bang. Felt and sounded like a herd of something rampaging over the garage roof. House felt undisturbed. | One user found this interesting. (reported through EMSC)
Castle Vale (United Kingdom, 101 km NW of epicenter) : Birmingham (reported through EMSC)
High Wycombe (United Kingdom, 35 km S of epicenter) : Didn't feel a thing. (reported through EMSC)
Bedford (United Kingdom, 25 km NE of epicenter) : Nothing in Bedford (reported through EMSC)
Central Bedfordshire (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 17 km NE of epicenter) : This was smaller to the one in the past week or so, where i was outside for that one My computer monitor rattled this time (reported through EMSC)
Aylesbury (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 17 km SW of epicenter) : Didn't feel anything. Sitting. First floor of brick built house. (reported through EMSC)
Aylesbury Vale (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 16 km W of epicenter) : Sounded and felt like a London underground train travelling under the building. Lasted a matter of seconds. (reported through EMSC)
Aylesbury (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 14 km SW of epicenter) : Longer than last time - went on for about 5 seconds (reported through EMSC)
Milton Keynes (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 13 km NW of epicenter) : perhaps linked to the quake in Leighton buzzard a few weeks ago? (reported through EMSC)
Broughton (United Kingdom, 12 km NW of epicenter) : I am on the top floor of a 4 storeys building. I felt some shake like a big truck going pass very near by, but I am quite a distance away from the road. (reported through EMSC)
Eaton Bray (United Kingdom, 8 km SE of epicenter) : This has already been reported as near Leighton Buzzard a few hours ago. I live in Eaton Bray. (reported through EMSC)
Leighton Buzzard (United Kingdom, 3 km S of epicenter) : Felt bigger than the tremor felt on the 8th September (reported through EMSC)
Leighton Buzzard (United Kingdom, 3 km S of epicenter) : Not as loud or long as the last one. (reported through EMSC)
Leighton Buzzard (United Kingdom, 3 km S of epicenter) : A milder movement than that felt last week, and only lasted about 2/3 seconds (reported through EMSC)
Leighton Buzzard (United Kingdom, 3 km S of epicenter) : Felt in Leighton Buzzard. 3rd quake in as many weeks. This didn’t feel as strong as the 1st one dated 8th September 2020 (reported through EMSC)
Leighton Buzzard (United Kingdom, 3 km S of epicenter) : 3.2 grade (reported through EMSC)
Leighton Buzzard (United Kingdom, 3 km S of epicenter) : Leighton Buzzard 9:30am a 2nd aftershock from the initial quake on September 8th. Not as severe, shorter, but quite a bang and still packed a punch. (reported through EMSC)
Dunstable (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 13 km N of epicenter) : I was a sleep in bed after finishing a night shift and it woke me up. The bedand whole house was shaking (reported through EMSC)
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Earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900

Mag. 3.1 earthquake - - 2 km WSW of Wing, United Kingdom, on 22 Sep 2020 09:32 am
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  • Date / time UTC
    | Mag |
    Depth
    |
    Age
    |
    Distance
    | Details
  • 13 Aug 1967 22:07
    | 5.7 |
    10km / 6.2mi
    |
    53 years ago
    |
    984km / 611mi
    | Pyrenees (France)
  • 09 Oct 2014 19:15
    | 5.5 |
    120km / 75mi
    |
    6 years ago
    |
    646km / 402mi
    | 5.5 SCOTLAND, UNITED KINGDOM
  • 22 Jan 1983 12:41
    | 5.5 |
    10km / 6.2mi
    |
    38 years ago
    |
    942km / 585mi
    | Northern Italy
  • 24 Oct 1976 20:33
    | 5.5 |
    33km / 21mi
    |
    44 years ago
    |
    366km / 227mi
    | Belgium
  • 05 Apr 1959 10:47
    | 5.5 |
    15km / 9.3mi
    |
    62 years ago
    |
    982km / 610mi
    | France
  • 19 May 1954 09:34
    | 5.5 |
    15km / 9.3mi
    |
    67 years ago
    |
    846km / 526mi
    | Switzerland
  • 14 Mar 1951 09:46
    | 5.5 |
    15km / 9.3mi
    |
    70 years ago
    |
    531km / 330mi
    | Germany
  • 13 Apr 1992 01:20
    | 5.4 |
    21km / 13mi
    |
    29 years ago
    |
    455km / 283mi
    | Belgium
  • 13 Mar 1989 13:02
    | 5.4 |
    1km / 0.6mi
    |
    32 years ago
    |
    746km / 463mi
    | Germany
  • 29 Jul 1954 04:42
    | 5.4 |
    15km / 9.3mi
    |
    66 years ago
    |
    851km / 529mi
    | Switzerland
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