Mag. 0.6 earthquake - Kruft (RP), Germany, on Tuesday, 27 October 2020 at 05:20 (GMT) -
Minor magnitude 0.6 earthquake at 10 km depth
27 Oct 12:57 UTC: First to report: GD NRW after 8 hours.
Depth: 9.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 50.366°N / 7.35°E (Germany)
Nearest volcano: Laacher See (7 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) SSE of Kruft (pop: 3,850)
8 km (5 mi) SSW of Andernach (Mayen-Koblenz) (pop: 29,600)
10 km (6 mi) NW of Kobern-Gondorf (Mayen-Koblenz) (pop: 3,310)
11 km (7 mi) NNE of Mertloch (pop: 1,530)
16 km (10 mi) SSE of Bad Breisig (pop: 8,960)
16 km (10 mi) W of Koblenz (pop: 107,300)
45 km (28 mi) SSE of Bonn (Cologne District) (pop: 313,100)
69 km (43 mi) SSE of Cologne (pop: 963,400)
Primary data source: GD NRW
Estimated released energy: 5 x 105 joules (0.139 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
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|M 0.6||9.7 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 0.6, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.