Minor mag. 1.2 earthquake - 41 Km N of Aachen, Netherlands, on Friday, 9 October 2020 at 03:57 (GMT) -
Minor magnitude 1.2 earthquake at 8 km depth
9 Oct 12:00 UTC: First to report: Uni Köln after 8 hours.
Depth: 7.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.139°N / 5.998°E (Netherlands)
Nearest volcano: Laacher See (121 km / 75 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (0 mi) SW of Sint Odiliënberg (pop: 2,810)
11 km (7 mi) NW of Heinsberg (Germany) (pop: 41,500)
11 km (7 mi) SE of Haelen (pop: 9,940)
21 km (13 mi) N of Brunssum (pop: 29,300)
39 km (24 mi) NE of Maastricht (pop: 122,400)
70 km (44 mi) NW of Köln (Germany) (pop: 963,400)
79 km (49 mi) SW of Essen (Germany) (pop: 593,100)
94 km (58 mi) S of Arnhem (pop: 141,700)
Primary data source: Uni Köln
Estimated released energy: 4 x 106 joules (1.11 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
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|M 1.2||7.8 km||41 Km N of Aachen, Netherlands||Uni Köln|
User reports for this quake
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