Minor mag. 1.0 earthquake - Meltham,w Yorks, United Kingdom, on Tuesday, 13 October 2020 at 21:59 (GMT)
14 Oct 08:46 UTC: First to report: BGS after 11 hours.
Depth: 17.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 53.544°N / 1.895°W (United Kingdom)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) SW of Meltham (pop: 7,800)
6 km (4 mi) SE of Marsden (pop: 3,900)
7 km (4 mi) SW of Meltham Mills (pop: 9,000)
73 km (45 mi) NE of Liverpool (pop: 864,100)
82 km (51 mi) NW of Nottingham (pop: 730,000)
118 km (73 mi) N of Birmingham (pop: 984,300)
Primary data source: BGS
Estimated released energy: 2 x 106 joules (0.554 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|2020-10-13 21:59:22 UTC||M 1.0 / 17 km||Meltham,w Yorks, 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 1.0, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.