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Minor mag. 3.2 earthquake - GERMANY - 15km De Euskirchen on 13 Oct 1:19 am (GMT +2)

Minor mag. 3.2 earthquake  - GERMANY - 15km De Euskirchen on 13 Oct 1:19 am (GMT +2)
12 Oct 23:29 UTC: First to report: RENASS after 10 minutes.
Date & time: 2020-10-12 11:19:00 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 13 Oct 1:19 am (GMT +2)
Magnitude: 3.2
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 50.532°N / 6.86°E (Germany)
Nearest volcano: Laacher See (32 km / 20 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) SW of Berg (pop: 1,500)
7 km (5 mi) SE of Bad Münstereifel (pop: 19,100)
9 km (6 mi) W of Altenahr (pop: 1,700)
45 km (28 mi) S of Köln (pop: 963,400)
138 km (85 mi) NW of Frankfurt am Main (pop: 650,000)
180 km (112 mi) E of Brussels (pop: 1,019,000)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 5°C (41 F), humidity: 96%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from S
Primary data source: RENASS
Estimated released energy: 4 x 109 joules (1.11 megawatt hours, equivalent to 0.951 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
2020-10-12 23:19:00 UTC
13 Oct 1:19 am (GMT +2)
M 3.2 / 10 kmGERMANY - 15km De EuskirchenRENASS

User reports for this quake (12)

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18.4 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Was a short vibration, maybe 1 second with a little sound which came from the moving house. Felt like a detonation. | 2 users found this interesting.
62.1 km E of epicenter [Map] / not felt : Nicht gespürt. Aber im Zusammenhang mit den beiden Beben (5 und 10 km Tiefe) in den zwei Stunden vorher sollte der Vulkanismus unter der Eifel mehr im Fokus stehen | One user found this interesting. (reported through our app)
62.1 km E of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
62.1 km E of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Sankt Augustin (32.9 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
41812 Erkelenz (73.3 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
Hofheim Am Taunus (123.2 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : Can't feelt it.
Bonn, Endenich (26.5 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 1-2 s
74080 Heilbronn - Böckingen / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Dortmund / not felt : Not felt in Dortmund
Bonn / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / very short
Aachen / Very weak shaking (MMI II)

Earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900

Minor mag. 3.2 earthquake - GERMANY - 15km De Euskirchen on 13 Oct 1:19 am (GMT +2)
    Hint: Click on Date/Time to show latest first
  • Date / time UTC
    | Mag |
    Depth
    |
    Age
    |
    Distance
    | Details
  • 30 Oct 2016 06:40
    | 6.5 |
    10km / 6.2mi
    |
    4 years ago
    |
    972km / 604mi
    | Central Italy
  • 06 May 1976 20:00
    | 6.5 |
    9km / 5.6mi
    |
    45 years ago
    |
    663km / 412mi
    | Austria-Italy-Slovenia Border Region
  • 19 Jul 1963 05:45
    | 6.3 |
    15km / 9.3mi
    |
    57 years ago
    |
    806km / 501mi
    | Ligurian Sea (Italy)
  • 24 Aug 2016 01:36
    | 6.2 |
    4.2km / 2.6mi
    |
    4 years ago
    |
    992km / 616mi
    | Central Italy
  • 26 Oct 2016 19:18
    | 6.1 |
    10km / 6.2mi
    |
    4 years ago
    |
    965km / 600mi
    | Central Italy
  • 17 Jun 1976 14:28
    | 6.1 |
    24km / 15mi
    |
    44 years ago
    |
    658km / 409mi
    | Northern Italy
  • 19 Jul 1963 05:46
    | 6.1 |
    15km / 9.3mi
    |
    57 years ago
    |
    807km / 501mi
    | Ligurian Sea (Italy)
  • 20 May 2012 02:03
    | 6.0 |
    6.3km / 3.9mi
    |
    8 years ago
    |
    707km / 440mi
    | Northern Italy
  • 26 Sep 1997 09:40
    | 6.0 |
    10km / 6.2mi
    |
    23 years ago
    |
    944km / 586mi
    | Central Italy
  • 15 Sep 1976 03:15
    | 6.0 |
    10km / 6.2mi
    |
    44 years ago
    |
    663km / 412mi
    | Austria-Italy-Slovenia Border Region
  • Show all

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