Mag. 0.8 earthquake - Blackford,perth/kinross, United Kingdom, on Sunday, 4 October 2020 at 21:01 (GMT) -

Mag. 0.8 earthquake  - Blackford,perth/kinross, United Kingdom, on Sunday, 4 October 2020 at 21:01 (GMT)

Minor magnitude 0.8 earthquake at 2 km depth

5 Oct 09:46 UTC: First to report: BGS after 13 hours.
5 Oct 09:59: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 6.0 to 2.0 km (from 3.7 to 1.2 mi).
Date & time: 4 Oct 2020 09:01:34 UTC -
Magnitude: 0.8
Depth: 2.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 56.286°N / 3.766°W (United Kingdom)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) NNE of Blackford (pop: 760)
4 km (2 mi) WSW of Auchterarder (pop: 4,620)
11 km (7 mi) SSE of Crieff (pop: 7,430)
16 km (10 mi) NE of Dunblane (Stirling) (pop: 8,830)
19 km (12 mi) N of Alloa (Clackmannanshire) (pop: 20,400)
24 km (15 mi) WSW of Perth (pop: 47,200)
51 km (32 mi) NW of Edinburgh (pop: 465,000)
56 km (35 mi) NNE of Glasgow (pop: 591,600)
Primary data source: BGS
Estimated released energy: 1 x 106 joules (0.278 kilowatt hours) More info
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M 0.82 kmBlackford,perth/kinross, United KingdomBGS

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Auch / not felt / very short : My daughter and I both felt a thump in our lounge making us look at one another wondering what had happened.
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