Mag. 1.2 earthquake - Kruft (RP), Germany, on Thursday, 22 October 2020 at 19:54 (GMT) -
Minor magnitude 1.2 earthquake at 12 km depth
23 Oct 09:43 UTC: First to report: GD NRW after 14 hours.
Depth: 11.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 50.381°N / 7.373°E (Germany)
Nearest volcano: Laacher See (8 km / 5 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) SSE of Kretz (pop: 783)
6 km (4 mi) SSW of Andernach (Mayen-Koblenz) (pop: 29,600)
10 km (6 mi) NNE of Polch (Mayen-Koblenz) (pop: 6,590)
11 km (7 mi) NW of Kobern-Gondorf (Mayen-Koblenz) (pop: 3,310)
15 km (9 mi) W of Koblenz (pop: 107,300)
15 km (9 mi) SSE of Bad Breisig (pop: 8,960)
44 km (27 mi) SSE of Bonn (Cologne District) (pop: 313,100)
68 km (42 mi) SSE of Cologne (pop: 963,400)
Primary data source: GD NRW
Estimated released energy: 4 x 106 joules (1.11 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
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|M 1.2||12 km||Kruft (RP), Germany||GD NRW|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 1.2, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.