Minor mag. 1.1 earthquake - 46 Km W of Düsseldorf, Germany, on Friday, 9 October 2020 at 03:57 (GMT) -
Minor magnitude 1.1 earthquake at 9 km depth
9 Oct 06:56 UTC: First to report: GD NRW after 2 hours and 60 minutes.
Depth: 9.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.207°N / 6.11°E (Germany)
Nearest volcano: Laacher See (120 km / 75 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (3 mi) SE of Boukoul (Netherlands) (pop: 935)
6 km (4 mi) SW of Brüggen (pop: 16,100)
12 km (8 mi) NW of Wassenberg (pop: 16,600)
48 km (30 mi) N of Aachen (Köln) (pop: 265,200)
52 km (32 mi) SW of Duisburg (pop: 504,400)
66 km (41 mi) NW of Köln (pop: 963,400)
68 km (42 mi) W of Solingen (Düsseldorf) (pop: 164,400)
69 km (43 mi) SW of Essen (pop: 593,100)
Primary data source: GD NRW
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 106 joules (0.783 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
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|M 1.1||9 km||46 Km W of Düsseldorf, Germany||GD NRW|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 1.1, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.