Minor mag. 2.8 earthquake - GERMANY - 17km De Euskirchen on Monday, 12 October 2020 at 23:18 (GMT) -
Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 5 km depth
13 Oct 08:15 UTC: First to report: RENASS after 9 hours.
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 50.542°N / 6.93°E (Germany)
Nearest volcano: Laacher See (28 km / 17 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) SW of Berg (Ahrweiler) (pop: 1,530)
12 km (7 mi) E of Bad Münstereifel (Köln) (pop: 19,100)
13 km (8 mi) W of Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler (Ahrweiler) (pop: 27,800)
16 km (10 mi) SW of Wachtberg (pop: 20,000)
17 km (10 mi) SE of Euskirchen (Köln) (pop: 54,900)
24 km (15 mi) SW of Bonn (Köln) (pop: 313,100)
32 km (20 mi) SE of Erftstadt (Rhein-Erft-Kreis) (pop: 51,200)
44 km (27 mi) S of Köln (pop: 963,400)
Primary data source: RENASS
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|M 2.8||5 km||GERMANY - 17km De Euskirchen||RENASS|
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