Mag. 0.6 earthquake - 14 Km NE of Aachen, Germany, on Sunday, 18 October 2020 at 19:56 (GMT) -
Minor magnitude 0.6 earthquake at 21 km depth
19 Oct 12:15 UTC: First to report: Uni Köln after 16 hours.
Depth: 20.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 50.864°N / 6.223°E (Germany)
Nearest volcano: Laacher See (90 km / 56 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) SSW of Schleiden (pop: 860)
8 km (5 mi) NE of Würselen (Köln) (pop: 37,100)
10 km (6 mi) WNW of Langerwehe (Köln) (pop: 14,000)
17 km (11 mi) W of Niederzier (pop: 14,400)
19 km (12 mi) NNW of Hürtgenwald (Köln) (pop: 8,880)
20 km (12 mi) ESE of Brunssum (Netherlands) (pop: 29,300)
52 km (32 mi) W of Cologne (pop: 963,400)
55 km (34 mi) SW of Düsseldorf (pop: 573,100)
Primary data source: Uni Köln
Estimated released energy: 5 x 105 joules (0.139 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
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|M 0.6||21 km||14 Km NE of Aachen, Germany||Uni Köln|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 0.6, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.