Mag. 0.8 earthquake - 44 Km WSW of Köln, Germany, on Thursday, 1 October 2020 at 14:41 (GMT) -
Minor magnitude 0.8 earthquake at 14 km depth
2 Oct 08:49 UTC: First to report: GD NRW after 18 hours.
Depth: 13.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 50.753°N / 6.393°E (Germany)
Nearest volcano: Laacher See (73 km / 45 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (3 mi) NNE of Hürtgenwald (Köln) (pop: 8,880)
8 km (5 mi) SSE of Langerwehe (Köln) (pop: 14,000)
18 km (11 mi) NNE of Simmerath (pop: 15,600)
19 km (12 mi) S of Jülich (pop: 33,900)
20 km (12 mi) WNW of Zulpich (pop: 20,200)
20 km (12 mi) ESE of Würselen (Köln) (pop: 37,100)
44 km (27 mi) WSW of Cologne (pop: 963,400)
89 km (56 mi) SSW of Essen (pop: 593,100)
Primary data source: GD NRW
Estimated released energy: 1 x 106 joules (0.278 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
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|M 0.8||14 km||44 Km WSW of Köln, Germany||GD NRW|
User reports for this quake
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