Mag. 1.8 earthquake - Tonfanau,gwynedd, United Kingdom, on Sunday, 11 October 2020 at 17:11 (GMT) -
Minor magnitude 1.8 earthquake at 15 km depth
12 Oct 09:46 UTC: First to report: BGS after 17 hours.
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 52.639°N / 4.127°W (United Kingdom)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (3 mi) SW of Llwyngwril (pop: 526)
6 km (4 mi) NNW of Tywyn (pop: 3,100)
15 km (9 mi) S of Tal-y-bont (pop: 1,540)
17 km (11 mi) NNW of Borth (pop: 1,270)
19 km (12 mi) WNW of Machynlleth (pop: 2,240)
20 km (12 mi) SW of Dolgellau (pop: 2,690)
115 km (72 mi) SW of Liverpool (pop: 864,100)
144 km (90 mi) NNW of Cardiff (pop: 447,300)
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||15 km||Tonfanau,gwynedd, United Kingdom||BGS|
User reports for this quake
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.