Mag. 1.8 earthquake - Blackford,perth/kinross, United Kingdom, on Saturday, 10 October 2020 at 06:28 (GMT) -
Minor magnitude 1.8 earthquake at 7 km depth
10 Oct 08:46 UTC: First to report: BGS after 2 hours and 17 minutes.
Depth: 7.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 56.28°N / 3.752°W (United Kingdom)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) NE of Blackford (Perth and Kinross) (pop: 760)
11 km (7 mi) WSW of Dunning (Perth and Kinross) (pop: 930)
12 km (7 mi) SSE of Crieff (Perth and Kinross) (pop: 7,430)
17 km (10 mi) NE of Dunblane (Stirling) (pop: 8,830)
18 km (11 mi) N of Alloa (Clackmannanshire) (pop: 20,400)
24 km (15 mi) WSW of Perth (pop: 47,200)
50 km (31 mi) NW of Edinburgh (pop: 465,000)
56 km (35 mi) NE of Glasgow (pop: 591,600)
Primary data source: BGS
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 107 joules (8.78 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 1.8||7 km||Blackford,perth/kinross, United Kingdom||BGS|
User reports for this quake (1)
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 1.8, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.