Mag. 2.4 earthquake - 27 Km SSE of Köln, Germany, on 13 Oct 1:18 am (GMT +2) -

Mag. 2.4 earthquake  - 27 Km SSE of Köln, Germany, on 13 Oct 1:18 am (GMT +2)

Minor magnitude 2.4 earthquake at 12 km depth

12 Oct 23:23 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 4 minutes.
12 Oct 23:28: Magnitude recalculated from 2.1 to 2.4. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 3.0 to 12.0 km (from 1.9 to 7.5 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 1.1 km (0.7 mi) towards N.
Date & time: 12 Oct 2020 11:18:56 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 13 Oct 1:18 am (GMT +2)
Magnitude: 2.4
Depth: 12.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 50.7°N / 7.03°E (Germany)
Nearest volcano: Laacher See (36 km / 22 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (2 mi) SSE of Alfter (pop: 21,800)
9 km (6 mi) NW of Wachtberg (pop: 20,000)
10 km (6 mi) NE of Rheinbach (Köln) (pop: 26,300)
18 km (11 mi) ENE of Euskirchen (Köln) (pop: 54,900)
18 km (11 mi) SSW of Wahn-Heide (pop: 7,690)
19 km (12 mi) NW of Remagen (pop: 16,300)
27 km (17 mi) SSE of Cologne (pop: 963,400)
84 km (52 mi) S of Essen (pop: 593,100)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 5.9°C (43 F), humidity: 93%, wind: 0 m/s (1 kts) from SSW
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 108 joules (69.8 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 2.412 km27 Km SSE of Köln, GermanyEMSC

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Mag. 2.4 earthquake - 27 Km SSE of Köln, Germany, on 13 Oct 1:18 am (GMT +2)
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    | 6.3 |
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    | 6.0 |
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