Mag. 0.8 earthquake - Blackford,perth/kinros, United Kingdom, on Sunday, 18 October 2020 at 10:14 (GMT) -
Minor magnitude 0.8 earthquake at 2 km depth
19 Oct 08:56 UTC: First to report: BGS after 23 hours.
Depth: 2.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 56.271°N / 3.751°W (United Kingdom)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) ENE of Blackford (Perth and Kinross) (pop: 760)
11 km (7 mi) WSW of Dunning (Perth and Kinross) (pop: 930)
13 km (8 mi) SSE of Crieff (Perth and Kinross) (pop: 7,430)
16 km (10 mi) NE of Dunblane (Stirling) (pop: 8,830)
17 km (11 mi) N of Alloa (Clackmannanshire) (pop: 20,400)
24 km (15 mi) SW of Perth (pop: 47,200)
49 km (31 mi) NW of Edinburgh (pop: 465,000)
55 km (34 mi) NE of Glasgow (pop: 591,600)
Primary data source: BGS
Estimated released energy: 1 x 106 joules (0.278 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 0.8||2 km||Blackford,perth/kinros, 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 0.8, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.