Mag. 2.6 earthquake - Southern North Sea, United Kingdom, on Monday, 5 October 2020 at 03:25 (GMT) -
Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 10 km depth
5 Oct 08:46 UTC: First to report: BGS after 5 hours.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 53.545°N / 2.066°E (United Kingdom)
Nearby towns and cities:
85 km (53 mi) NE of Cromer (pop: 8,800)
92 km (57 mi) NNE of North Walsham (Norfolk) (pop: 12,500)
94 km (58 mi) NNE of Stalham (pop: 3,970)
98 km (61 mi) NNE of Hemsby (Norfolk) (pop: 5,520)
107 km (66 mi) NNE of Great Yarmouth (pop: 63,400)
114 km (71 mi) NNE of Norwich (pop: 213,200)
121 km (75 mi) N of Lowestoft (pop: 70,900)
160 km (99 mi) E of Hull (pop: 314,000)
Primary data source: BGS
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.6||10 km||Southern North Sea, United Kingdom||BGS|
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