Minor mag. 0.6 earthquake - ESCHWEILER, Germany, on Monday, 8 February 2021 at 15:03 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 0.6 earthquake at 5 km depth
9 Feb 09:27 UTC: First to report: Uni Köln after 18 hours.
Date & time: 8 Feb 2021 15:03:16 UTC -
Depth: 5.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 50.822°N / 6.275°E (Germany)
Nearest volcano: Laacher See (84 km / 52 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
0 km (0 mi) NNE of Eschweiler (pop: 55,800) --> See nearby quakes!
6 km (4 mi) NNE of Stolberg (pop: 58,900) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) E of Würselen (Köln) (pop: 37,100) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) SE of Alsdorf (pop: 46,300) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) SSW of Julich (pop: 33,900) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) ESE of Herzogenrath (pop: 47,400) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) ENE of Aachen (pop: 265,200) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (10 mi) W of Düren (pop: 93,400) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) WSW of Köln (pop: 963,400) --> See nearby quakes!
527 km (328 mi) WSW of Berlin (pop: 3,426,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: Uni Köln
Estimated released energy: 5 x 105 joules (0.139 kilowatt hours) More info
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|0.6||5.2 km||ESCHWEILER, Germany||Uni Köln|
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