Mag. 0.7 earthquake - 48 Km WSW of Köln, Germany, on Thursday, 1 October 2020 at 14:41 (GMT) -

Mag. 0.7 earthquake  - 48 Km WSW of Köln, Germany, on Thursday, 1 October 2020 at 14:41 (GMT)

Minor magnitude 0.7 earthquake at 18 km depth

2 Oct 08:00 UTC: First to report: Uni Köln after 17 hours.
Date & time: 1 Oct 2020 02:41:58 UTC -
Magnitude: 0.7
Depth: 17.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 50.77°N / 6.31°E (Germany)
Nearest volcano: Laacher See (79 km / 49 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) SSW of Langerwehe (Köln) (pop: 14,000)
7 km (4 mi) NW of Hürtgenwald (Köln) (pop: 8,880)
13 km (8 mi) ESE of Würselen (Köln) (pop: 37,100)
17 km (11 mi) SSW of Jülich (pop: 33,900)
18 km (11 mi) SSE of Baesweiler (pop: 27,800)
19 km (12 mi) N of Simmerath (pop: 15,600)
48 km (30 mi) WSW of Cologne (pop: 963,400)
91 km (56 mi) SSW of Essen (pop: 593,100)
Primary data source: Uni Köln
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 105 joules (0.197 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 0.718 km48 Km WSW of Köln, GermanyUni Köln

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Earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900

Mag. 0.7 earthquake - 48 Km WSW of Köln, Germany, on Thursday, 1 October 2020 at 14:41 (GMT)
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  • Date / time UTC
    | Mag |
    Depth
    |
    Age
    |
    Distance
    | Details
  • 06 May 1976 20:00
    | 6.5 |
    9km / 5.6mi
    |
    45 years ago
    |
    709km / 441mi
    | Austria-Italy-Slovenia Border Region
  • 19 Jul 1963 05:45
    | 6.3 |
    15km / 9.3mi
    |
    57 years ago
    |
    838km / 521mi
    | Ligurian Sea (Italy)
  • 17 Jun 1976 14:28
    | 6.1 |
    24km / 15mi
    |
    44 years ago
    |
    704km / 437mi
    | Northern Italy
  • 19 Jul 1963 05:46
    | 6.1 |
    15km / 9.3mi
    |
    57 years ago
    |
    839km / 521mi
    | Ligurian Sea (Italy)
  • 20 May 2012 02:03
    | 6.0 |
    6.3km / 3.9mi
    |
    9 years ago
    |
    750km / 466mi
    | Northern Italy
  • 26 Sep 1997 09:40
    | 6.0 |
    10km / 6.2mi
    |
    23 years ago
    |
    986km / 613mi
    | Central Italy
  • 15 Sep 1976 03:15
    | 6.0 |
    10km / 6.2mi
    |
    44 years ago
    |
    710km / 441mi
    | Austria-Italy-Slovenia Border Region
  • 15 Sep 1976 09:21
    | 5.9 |
    17km / 10.6mi
    |
    44 years ago
    |
    704km / 438mi
    | Austria-Italy-Slovenia Border Region
  • 07 May 1976 09:41
    | 5.9 |
    33km / 21mi
    |
    45 years ago
    |
    692km / 430mi
    | Northern Italy
  • 29 May 2012 07:00
    | 5.8 |
    10.2km / 6.3mi
    |
    8 years ago
    |
    748km / 465mi
    | Northern Italy
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