Mag. 0.5 earthquake - Blackford,perth/kinross, United Kingdom, on Monday, 19 October 2020 at 09:16 (GMT) -
Minor magnitude 0.5 earthquake at 2 km depth
19 Oct 16:46 UTC: First to report: BGS after 7 hours.
Depth: 2.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 56.279°N / 3.792°W (United Kingdom)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) NNW of Blackford (pop: 760)
11 km (7 mi) SSE of Crieff (pop: 7,430)
13 km (8 mi) WSW of Dunning (pop: 930)
14 km (9 mi) NNW of Tillicoultry (Clackmannanshire) (pop: 5,160)
20 km (12 mi) NNE of Stirling (pop: 36,400)
26 km (16 mi) WSW of Perth (pop: 47,200)
52 km (32 mi) NW of Edinburgh (pop: 465,000)
54 km (34 mi) NNE of Glasgow (pop: 591,600)
Primary data source: BGS
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 105 joules (0.099 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 0.5||2 km||Blackford,perth/kinross, United Kingdom||BGS|
User reports for this quake
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